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Tammy Baldwin is a Representative in the US House of Representatives and a candidate for US Senate in Wisconsin.

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Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Warren is second, Buttigieg third, in state donations to presidential primary candidates.

Op Ed: Will Ron Johnson Stand Up for Retirees?
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Will Ron Johnson Stand Up for Retirees?

Democratic bill protects state workers covered by troubled Central States Pension Fund. Will Johnson support it?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data

Baldwin, colleagues slam pharmaceutical company for falsifying data on gene therapy that carries a record $2.1 million price tag

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Data from Trump Administration on Consequences of Texas V. United States Prevailing

Letter to Azar, Mnuchin Stresses Risk in Upending Health Care System, Need to Understand Ramifications if Obamacare is Gutted

Baldwin Bill Hikes Great Lakes Funding

Baldwin Bill Hikes Great Lakes Funding

Bipartisan bill boosts allocation for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Josh Hawley Lead Bipartisan Effort to Restore Competitiveness to U.S. Exports, Boost American Manufacturers and Farmers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Reforms Pass Senate Committee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Reforms Pass Senate Committee

Bipartisan provisions authored by Baldwin will improve transportation access and build stronger roads, highways and bridges

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Support Strong Buy America Reforms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Support Strong Buy America Reforms

Baldwin has repeatedly called on President Trump to back up his words with action and support her efforts to ensure our government is buying what American manufacturers make.

Baldwin, DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable
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Baldwin, DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable

"The United States Supreme Court weakened workplace protections in their Vance decision. They got it wrong and we have to make it right."

Murphy’s Law: Will Wisconsin Decide the 2020 Election?
Murphy’s Law

Will Wisconsin Decide the 2020 Election?

All signs suggest this state could determine whether Trump wins reelection.

Data Wonk: Do Stock Buybacks Depress Worker Pay?
Data Wonk

Do Stock Buybacks Depress Worker Pay?

Money spent on buybacks could be used to hike worker pay.

Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Broadband Access Passes Senate Commerce Committee
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Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Broadband Access Passes Senate Commerce Committee

Baldwin joins colleagues in highlighting the need to close broadband gap and expand broadband services to rural communities in Wisconsin and throughout the country

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Lead Effort to Create New Partnership with States to Provide Students at Community Colleges and Technical Schools More Affordability
Senator Baldwin Votes to Permanently Reauthorize September 11th Victim Compensation Fund For 9/11 First Responders
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Senator Baldwin Votes to Permanently Reauthorize September 11th Victim Compensation Fund For 9/11 First Responders

"It is disgraceful that Congress made 9/11 first responders work so hard to get Washington to simply do the right thing."

Bipartisan Support Grows for Baldwin’s Reform Inspired by Wisconsin Teenager
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Bipartisan Support Grows for Baldwin’s Reform Inspired by Wisconsin Teenager

Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act will provide health insurance coverage for children born with congenital anomalies or birth defects

Data Wonk: High CEO Pay Due to Stock Buybacks?
Data Wonk

High CEO Pay Due to Stock Buybacks?

It’s definitely one cause. It may also make the American economy less productive.

Op Ed: Obama-Trump Voters Key To Election
Op Ed

Obama-Trump Voters Key To Election

Signs of some deserting Trump, including state’s dairy farmers.

State Republicans Quiet on Trump Tweets

State Republicans Quiet on Trump Tweets

Only Rep. Gallagher offers criticism, only Rep. Duffy offers agreement.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Rebuild Stronger Roads and Bridges Following Severe Weather Events
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Rebuild Stronger Roads and Bridges Following Severe Weather Events

"In recent years, communities in Wisconsin have been hit particularly hard by severe weather events and flooding that has washed out roads and damaged highways and bridges."

One Year Out: Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee Releases Video to Mark Countdown to Democratic National Convention
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border

The Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act would create clear, non-negotiable standards for the treatment of children in America’s care

Baldwin, Cornyn Legislation to Support Veterans Experiencing Bankruptcy Passes House Judiciary Committee
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Baldwin, Cornyn Legislation to Support Veterans Experiencing Bankruptcy Passes House Judiciary Committee

Bill would amend current bankruptcy law to protect veterans experiencing financial hardship

Life As a Latino in Milwaukee

Life As a Latino in Milwaukee

Residents offer frank views. Education, low wages, segregation seen as challenges.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay

"The U.S. women’s national soccer team brought our nation together and made us all proud winning their second straight World Cup."

Baldwin: Census Should Stay on Schedule, Omit Citizenship Question
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Baldwin: Census Should Stay on Schedule, Omit Citizenship Question

Senators Urge Secretary Ross To Print Census Materials Without Citizenship Question, Avoid Delays

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For Bipartisan Amendment To Prevent President Trump From Starting An Unauthorized War With Iran
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For Bipartisan Amendment To Prevent President Trump From Starting An Unauthorized War With Iran

Today, the Senate votes on a bipartisan amendment that would prohibit funds from being used for military action against Iran without explicit authorization from Congress

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Reform To Help Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes Senate Health Committee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Reform To Help Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes Senate Health Committee

The bipartisan FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs by requiring transparency from drug corporations

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government

Made in America Act supports American businesses, manufacturers and workers

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families
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Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families

Senators Send Letter to President Trump on His So-Called Commitment to lowering Drug Costs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Amendment To Protect Rail And Bus Manufacturing From China Threat In Senate Defense Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Amendment To Protect Rail And Bus Manufacturing From China Threat In Senate Defense Bill

"China has made clear its intent to dismantle U.S. railcar and bus manufacturing in its ‘Made in China 2025’ plan."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open

Trump administration withdraws plan to close the successful Northwoods job training program that has served Forest County since 1964

Gay High Schooler Denied a Valedictory Speech Will Join Victory Fund at World Pride in New York City
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Gay High Schooler Denied a Valedictory Speech Will Join Victory Fund at World Pride in New York City

Victory Fund Board Chair Chris Abele will pay all expenses for Nat Werth to attend World Pride as well as Victory Institute’s Candidate & Campaign Training

Senators Baldwin, Collins Introduce Bill to Strengthen TRIO Programs That Assist First-Generation, Low-Income Students Seeking a College Education
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Senators Baldwin, Collins Introduce Bill to Strengthen TRIO Programs That Assist First-Generation, Low-Income Students Seeking a College Education

Bipartisan legislation would reauthorize programs that assist hundreds of thousands of students to achieve their dream of a college education

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands President Trump Release Details on Secret Agriculture Deal with Mexico
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands President Trump Release Details on Secret Agriculture Deal with Mexico

“Our Wisconsin dairy farmers and cheesemakers deserve honesty and the secrecy surrounding your claims should end.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $1 Million for Wisconsin Shipyard
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $1 Million for Wisconsin Shipyard

Baldwin Secures Federal Grant to Support Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Data Wonk: Republican Grifters
Data Wonk

Republican Grifters

Many fake right wing groups rip off donors. Why are conservatives more vulnerable?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices

The Affordable Medications Act Would Hold Drug Companies Accountable For High Prices, Bring Down Costs for Seniors, Families and Taxpayers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Trump Administration Closure of Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Trump Administration Closure of Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County

Blackwell has supported Wisconsin’s Northwoods economy with 54 good paying jobs and job training for disadvantaged youth since 1964

Photo Gallery: PrideFest Boasted 120 LGBTQ Artists
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PrideFest Boasted 120 LGBTQ Artists

45,787 people attended, making it the largest pride event ever held in Wisconsin.

Baldwin’s Bill Would Save Job Corps Centers

Baldwin’s Bill Would Save Job Corps Centers

Trump Administration wants to close or privatize 120 job training centers for disadvantaged youth.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Senate Passage and Ratification of the 19th Amendment
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Senate Passage and Ratification of the 19th Amendment

“A century ago, after decades of struggle by brave women and men, our nation finally extended to women the most fundamental right in our democracy – the right to vote.”

Murphy’s Law: Trump Tariffs Killing Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Trump Tariffs Killing Wisconsin

In just three years state changed from net exporter to suffering a massive trade deficit.

Wikler Is New Democratic Party Chair

Wikler Is New Democratic Party Chair

MoveOn leader Ben Wikler defeats David Bowen, will replace Martha Laning.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Corps Approval of Plan Preventing Spread of Asian Carp
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Corps Approval of Plan Preventing Spread of Asian Carp

"Today, the Army Corps approved this plan that will help prevent the spread of Asian carp into our waters."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families Passes Senate

"This bipartisan legislation is a much-needed fix to the 2017 law that unfairly raised taxes on these hardworking families and I’m proud to see it pass the Senate."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republicans’ Obstruction of Vote to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republicans’ Obstruction of Vote to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Senate Republicans Support Trump’s Expansion of Junk Plans That Don’t Have to Cover Pre-Existing Health Conditions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on House Passage of Equality Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on House Passage of Equality Act

"The House has taken an historic step forward by passing the Equality Act..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers

Bicameral legislation to ensure collective bargaining rights for police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act

Many communities in Wisconsin are facing concerning levels of PFAS chemicals in their drinking water

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families

“This bipartisan legislation is a much-needed fix to the 2017 law that unfairly raised taxes on these hardworking families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

Baldwin, Hoeven Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster Research on Chronic Wasting Disease
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Baldwin, Hoeven Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster Research on Chronic Wasting Disease

Senators Working to Provide Tools to Stop Spread of Fatal, Contagious Disease in Deer, Elk Herds

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act

"As the granddaughter of an NIH-funded scientist, I have long championed strengthening our federal investments in Made in Wisconsin science and research."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Win for Wisconsin Business against Unfair Vietnamese Trade Practices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Win for Wisconsin Business against Unfair Vietnamese Trade Practices

The Wisconsin business is a laminated woven sack producer and it has been forced to compete with unfairly dumped and subsidized Vietnamese imports.

Baldwin Backs More Funds for Small Shipyards

Baldwin Backs More Funds for Small Shipyards

Wisconsin companies who are suppliers to shipyards would gain business.

Op Ed: Congressional Oversight, Not Impeachment
Op Ed

Congressional Oversight, Not Impeachment

Mueller report alarming. Much still needs to be uncovered, clarified on Trump and Russia.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Buy America Standards for Small Shipyards in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Buy America Standards for Small Shipyards in Wisconsin

Legislation would close a loophole to strengthen Buy America standards that will support Wisconsin businesses, manufacturers and workers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: Wisconsin State Legislature Republicans Should Stop Obstructing a Federal Investment in Our BadgerCare Program
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation Expanding Access to Medicare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation Expanding Access to Medicare

Choose Medicare Act Will Make Medicare Available to Individuals and Businesses

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada

"Although Secretary Azar has stated that negotiations are ongoing, Gilead has reportedly reached no agreement with the government that would allow them to make use of these patented methods."

Gov. Evers, Sen. Baldwin Announce Comprehensive Review of Wisconsin National Guard’s Processes on Sexual Assault and Harassment
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Gov. Evers, Sen. Baldwin Announce Comprehensive Review of Wisconsin National Guard’s Processes on Sexual Assault and Harassment

"The bottom line is that our servicemembers deserve to work in an environment that’s free of sexual assault and harassment..."

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Costly War on the Poor
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Costly War on the Poor

Former governor’s “trampoline” for SNAP recipients is a high-cost failure, report finds

State’s Representatives Split on Mueller Report

State’s Representatives Split on Mueller Report

Republicans, Democrats divided on what it says about Trump but most back transparency.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson Introduce Legislation to Rename Sun Prairie Post Office for Fire Captain Cory Barr
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson Introduce Legislation to Rename Sun Prairie Post Office for Fire Captain Cory Barr

“Captain Barr is a hero and I’m proud to do right by him and his family by designating this Sun Prairie building in his name.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million in New Funding for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million in New Funding for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

USDA grant funding announced after Senator Baldwin secured funding and bipartisan support for dairy business innovation activities

City Hall: Barrett Blasted on Infant Mortality Grant
City Hall

Barrett Blasted on Infant Mortality Grant

African-American led organizations say Mayor, Kowalik killed their effort to get grant.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses JoCasta Zamarripa in race to be next 8th District Alderwoman
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses JoCasta Zamarripa in race to be next 8th District Alderwoman

"I’m honored to have Senator Baldwin’s trust and support in this race."

Baldwin, Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Internet Access in Rural America
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Baldwin, Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Internet Access in Rural America

"We need to strengthen our internet infrastructure to better serve Middle America and rural communities, and improve the online experience for people in all parts of our country."

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Marco Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Boko Haram
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Marco Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Boko Haram

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the kidnapping of more than 200 girls from school, Baldwin and Rubio are calling on U.S. and Nigerian governments to defeat the terrorist organization

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #19 Relating to the Creation of the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment
Baldwin, Braun, Shaheen, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Student Debt Relief Scams
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Baldwin, Braun, Shaheen, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Student Debt Relief Scams

Bipartisan reform provides more tools to identify and shut down fraudsters who hurt borrowers

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends

Opinions shift on confidence in Mueller; on state issues, majorities support legal marijuana, higher special education spending, oppose increase in gas tax

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Aid Shoreline Communities
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Aid Shoreline Communities

Bill Delivers Next Generation Coastal Information for Improved Water Resource Management, Disaster Response, Long-Term Planning and Restoration

Baldwin, Sensenbrenner Back Trails Bill

Baldwin, Sensenbrenner Back Trails Bill

Bipartisan effort to elevate two state scenic trails, join them to National Park Service.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act

As Trump Administration Renews Push for Total Affordable Care Act Repeal, Baldwin Supports Expanding Access to Quality Health Care

Baldwin Wants More Federal Help With Flooding

Baldwin Wants More Federal Help With Flooding

State’s flooded areas need more help and changes in federal flood insurance needed, says Senator.

Op Ed: Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn
Op Ed

Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn

And liberals made it happen by waving a red flag: ads decrying his anti-abortion, anti-gay views.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act

This bipartisan, bicameral legislation will provide Wisconsin scenic trails with improved management and access to additional funding

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Senator Baldwin pushed for several other important changes to the 2018 Farm Bill to address the needs of dairy producers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule

Proposed rule would bypass the intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill and take food assistance away from families

Tomah VA Didn’t Give Opioids “Like Candy”

Tomah VA Didn’t Give Opioids “Like Candy”

Inspector General report requested by Sen. Baldwin finds no evidence of opioids haphazardly prescribed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Detection Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan PFAS Detection Act

"It’s clear that PFAS chemicals pose a dangerous risk to public health, and communities across Wisconsin are facing concerning levels of groundwater contamination."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Work Recognized by National Organization
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Work Recognized by National Organization

The annual award recognizes Members of Congress committed to solving problems and developing sound policy for the American people.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Federal Funding To Help Wisconsin Combat the Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Federal Funding To Help Wisconsin Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Wisconsin receives $6,253,212. Senator Baldwin worked to secure federal funding that invests in prevention, treatment and recovery in local communities

Data Wonk: The Gerrymander Wars March On
Data Wonk

The Gerrymander Wars March On

Wisconsin Republicans strategy is to support Maryland gerrymander that hurts GOP voters.

Gov. Evers, Sen. Baldwin Call for Comprehensive Review of Wisconsin National Guard Processes on Sexual Assault and Harassment
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Gov. Evers, Sen. Baldwin Call for Comprehensive Review of Wisconsin National Guard Processes on Sexual Assault and Harassment

"As should be the case in all workplaces, the service members of the Wisconsin National Guard deserve a work environment free from sexual assault and harassment..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Reform to Protect Health Care and Social Services Workers from Workplace Violence
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Reform to Protect Health Care and Social Services Workers from Workplace Violence

Legislation creates standard requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plan and protect employees from violent incidents

Senator Baldwin and Representative Pascrell Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Tax Loophole for Millionaires and Billionaires on Wall Street
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Pascrell Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Tax Loophole for Millionaires and Billionaires on Wall Street

President Trump broke promise to close tax loophole. Legislation would end carried interest tax loophole for Wall Street hedge fund managers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package

“Contractor workers and their families should not be penalized for a government shutdown that they did nothing to cause.”

City Wins 2020 Democratic Convention

City Wins 2020 Democratic Convention

Barrett and other leaders help city beat out Miami and Houston for national convention.

Milwaukee Named Host City for 2020 Democratic National Convention
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Milwaukee Named Host City for 2020 Democratic National Convention

Convention will generate $200 million in economic impact; shine global spotlight on city

Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention
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Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention

"Milwaukee is on the move, and our success in building the future represents the best of America."

On International Women’s Day, Representative Subeck Supports the #BalanceforBetter Campaign
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On International Women’s Day, Representative Subeck Supports the #BalanceforBetter Campaign

“In 2019, women in Wisconsin are engaged and energized, calling for an end to sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination. Today we celebrate the progress that we have made and renew our commitment to achieving gender parity as we strive to #BalanceforBetter,” said Rep. Subeck.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and John Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Economic Security
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and John Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Economic Security

Bipartisan reform amends current bankruptcy law to better support veterans and their families experiencing financial hardship

Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis
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Schatz, Pocan Reintroduce Legislation To End Student Loan Debt Crisis

Support Grows With 40 Lawmakers Joining Schatz and Pocan

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

“We need to break down the barriers that individuals with disabilities and our veterans face when they travel.”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Joni Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Joni Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families

Bipartisan reform expands resources to help solve mobility challenges and boost economic opportunity

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All

The Child Care for Working Families Act would ensure high-quality, affordable child care for working families across the country

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Ensure Coverage for Children Born with Congenital Anomalies or Birth Defects
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Ensure Coverage for Children Born with Congenital Anomalies or Birth Defects

About four percent of children in the U.S. are born with congenital anomalies or birth defects that affect the way they look, develop, or function, often for the rest of their lives.

Op Ed: State Is Ready for Medical Marijuana
Op Ed

State Is Ready for Medical Marijuana

Myths have been debunked. Health benefits are clear. Voters support it.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Wisconsin Craft Breweries Create Jobs and Grow Their Business
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Wisconsin Craft Breweries Create Jobs and Grow Their Business

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act would permanently cut taxes and modernize outdated regulations for craft breweries

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Create State Public Health Care Option
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Create State Public Health Care Option

State Public Option Act will allow states to create a Medicaid buy-in program for all their residents, regardless of income

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Americans with Pre-existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Americans with Pre-existing Conditions

Bill would stop Trump Administration scheme to promote “junk” health plans that lack protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions and would increase costs for millions of Americans

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Debbie Stabenow and Sherrod Brown Introduce Legislation to Expand Medicare and Reduce Health Care Costs
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Debbie Stabenow and Sherrod Brown Introduce Legislation to Expand Medicare and Reduce Health Care Costs

"Wisconsinites have sent a clear message to Washington that they want us to work together to expand access to health care and lower costs."

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Todd Young Reintroduce Legislation to Ensure American Students Remain Globally Competitive
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Todd Young Reintroduce Legislation to Ensure American Students Remain Globally Competitive

Bipartisan Bill to Help Equip Students with High-Demand International Skills

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships in Wisconsin

Baldwin legislation will invest in public-private partnerships to close skills gap

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable for Seniors on Medicare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable for Seniors on Medicare

Bill would lower costs and put people over Big Pharma profits

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

Senators: “It is clear that these steep price increases are resulting in patients lacking access to the life-saving medications they need.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for State of the Union Address
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for State of the Union Address

"I’ve heard from countless Wisconsinites like Diane who can't afford the medicine they have relied on for years."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $21 Million to Repair Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin Communities Damaged by Severe Storms and Flooding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $21 Million to Repair Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin Communities Damaged by Severe Storms and Flooding

As severe weather devastated Wisconsin communities last summer, Senator Baldwin repeatedly called on President Trump to make federal funds available and support recovery efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $3 Million in Education and Training Grants for Wisconsin Youth
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $3 Million in Education and Training Grants for Wisconsin Youth

Federal funding to help connect at-risk youth to meaningful employment, higher education and civic engagement

Op Ed: Why GOP Should Back Medicaid Expansion
Op Ed

Why GOP Should Back Medicaid Expansion

Voters want it, just like they opposed government shutdown. Republican legislators, take heed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately

"This government shutdown made it clearer than ever just how dedicated civil servants are to their jobs, and how vital those jobs are to the nation."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Back Pay Fairness Act to Reimburse Federal Workers — with Interest
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Back Pay Fairness Act to Reimburse Federal Workers — with Interest

"It’s only fair that if the federal government can charge you interest for being late on your taxes, then it should be paying interest on late paychecks."

Johnson, Durbin Continue Push for Strong Response to Russian Aggression in Ukraine
Press Release

Johnson, Durbin Continue Push for Strong Response to Russian Aggression in Ukraine

"It has been two months since Russia seized three Ukrainian naval vessels and their crews in international waters, and still neither the vessels nor the crews have been returned to Ukraine."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections

"No parent should have to lay awake at night wondering if the health care they have today, for themselves and their children, will be there tomorrow."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Community Health Center Funding
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Community Health Center Funding

"We need to provide funding for our community health centers so they can continue providing care to thousands of Wisconsinites."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Re-Introduces Expanded Legislation to Slow the Revolving Door Between Wall Street, Corporate America and Washington
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Re-Introduces Expanded Legislation to Slow the Revolving Door Between Wall Street, Corporate America and Washington

"President Trump promised to ‘drain the swamp,’ but this revolving door keeps spinning."

Op Ed: How Shutdown Is Hurting State
Op Ed

How Shutdown Is Hurting State

Impact on farmers, Native Americans, food processing companies and more.

The State of Politics: State Loses Political Power in Washington
The State of Politics

State Loses Political Power in Washington

Of all states, Wisconsin and Michigan have lost the most clout in D.C., experts say.

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay
Press Release

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Currently, 420,000 federal workers are being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers were sent home over the holidays without pay

Campaign Cash: Hendricks Top State Donor in Federal Races
Campaign Cash

Hendricks Top State Donor in Federal Races

34th nationally, spending $4.5 million, mostly on Leah Vukmir.

Co-Chairs of the Milwaukee 2020 DNC Convention Host Committee Announced
Press Release

Co-Chairs of the Milwaukee 2020 DNC Convention Host Committee Announced

Milwaukee is currently a finalist, along with Houston and Miami, for hosting the convention to be held July 13-16, 2020.

No “Year of the Woman” in Wisconsin

No “Year of the Woman” in Wisconsin

Why women did poorly in state legislative races in 2018.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown

"The Trump shutdown is punishing federal workers, and contractors who are serving without pay."

Data Wonk: Why State’s Dairy Farms Face a Crisis
Data Wonk

Why State’s Dairy Farms Face a Crisis

And why Gov. Evers should change the policies of his predecessor.

Representative Lisa Subeck Praises Federal Background Check Expansion Act Introduction
Press Release

Representative Lisa Subeck Praises Federal Background Check Expansion Act Introduction

"Americans overwhelmingly favor common sense legislation closing the background check loophole and keeping firearms out of the hands of those intent to do harm."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors

Legislation would allow Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs, to cut costs for nearly 43 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D. Current law only allows for bargaining by pharmaceutical companies but bans Medicare from doing so

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence

"This legislation is a commonsense solution to prevent the easy access of weapons for those that shouldn't have them."

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jerry Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Chiropractic Health Care for Current and Former Military Personnel
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jerry Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Chiropractic Health Care for Current and Former Military Personnel

Bipartisan bill requires TRICARE to cover chiropractic services for military retirees and members of the National Guard and Reserve

State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

Republicans support Trumps’s call for a wall, Democrats push to end shutdown, fund government agencies.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds

The VA has spent less than one percent of its budget for suicide prevention

Op Ed: Why the Government Shutdown?
Op Ed

Why the Government Shutdown?

Paul Ryan could have stopped it but took the low road for Trump.

Lt. Gov.-Elect Barnes Confident Funding Will be Secured to Host DNC

Lt. Gov.-Elect Barnes Confident Funding Will be Secured to Host DNC

City will know soon if it will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections

New Administration guidance encourages states to promote “junk” health plans that lack protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions and would increase costs for millions of Americans

In Major Victory for American Consumers and Organic Farmers, Baldwin’s Legislation to Combat Fraudulent Organic Imports Heads to the President’s Desk
Press Release

In Major Victory for American Consumers and Organic Farmers, Baldwin’s Legislation to Combat Fraudulent Organic Imports Heads to the President’s Desk

Baldwin’s legislation fights back against fraud, delivers on Inspector General recommendations, and protects integrity of USDA organic standards for consumers and Wisconsin farmers

Major Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Cosponsored By Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
Press Release

Major Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Cosponsored By Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

Baldwin: “An important step in the right direction to keep our communities safe and make the criminal justice system more just and fair.”

History Repeats With Latest Post-Election Republican Attack on Early Voting
Press Release

History Repeats With Latest Post-Election Republican Attack on Early Voting

Attack on Voter Rights Launched Just Days After Suffering Statewide Election Losses in 2012 and 2018

Co-Chairs of the Milwaukee 2020 DNC Convention Host Committee Announced
Press Release

Co-Chairs of the Milwaukee 2020 DNC Convention Host Committee Announced

Milwaukee is currently a finalist, along with Houston and Miami, for hosting the convention to be held July 13-16, 2020.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act and Repeal Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act and Repeal Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

"This ruling is a threat because Walker's lawsuit would take away guaranteed health protections and raise costs for Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Help Protect People’s Personal Data Online

Data Care Act will stop websites and apps from using personal data against users, protect user information from hacks and hold companies accountable for misuse

Data Wonk: Gerrymander is Alive and Well
Data Wonk

Gerrymander is Alive and Well

Data from November election tells a tale of totalitarian tendencies.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Farm Bill That Includes Major Investments for Wisconsin Farmers and Rural Communities
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Farm Bill That Includes Major Investments for Wisconsin Farmers and Rural Communities

Bipartisan legislation includes improved risk management tools for dairy farmers, grants for Dairy Business Innovation, mental health resources for farmers and provisions to combat fraudulent organic imports

The State of Politics: 5 Reasons for Republican Power Play
The State of Politics

5 Reasons for Republican Power Play

One key reason: they see Tony Evers as weak.

25,000 State Retirees Could Lose Pensions

25,000 State Retirees Could Lose Pensions

Wisconsin Teamsters' pensions in jeopardy due to federal inaction, alleged mismanagement.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Maternity Care in Rural and Underserved Areas Passes Senate
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Maternity Care in Rural and Underserved Areas Passes Senate

The legislation will help ensure women have better access to timely, high quality maternity care by identifying provider shortage areas in rural and underserved communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $51 Million to Rebuild and Improve Rural Water Infrastructure in Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $51 Million to Rebuild and Improve Rural Water Infrastructure in Wisconsin

USDA funds will be used to improve access to clean, reliable water and waste disposal systems for homes and businesses in Wisconsin rural communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on USMCA
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on USMCA

"We need to make sure that the USMCA confronts Canada’s unfair trade barriers and Mexico’s limits on Wisconsin cheese exports."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the House and Senate Joint Select Committee on Pensions Announcement
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the House and Senate Joint Select Committee on Pensions Announcement

Pension crisis remains for 25,000 workers and retirees in Wisconsin

Following the Recent Federal Report, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Immediate Action to Combat Climate Change
Press Release

Following the Recent Federal Report, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Immediate Action to Combat Climate Change

Baldwin joins 24 Senate colleagues in backing the recent report and National Climate Assessment on the consequences of climate chang

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and David Perdue’s Bipartisan Resolution Honoring 25th Anniversary of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program Passes Senate
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and David Perdue’s Bipartisan Resolution Honoring 25th Anniversary of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program Passes Senate

The successful program provides free alternative education and structured discipline for at-risk youth

The State of Politics: Gerrymander Caused Women Assembly Losses?
The State of Politics

Gerrymander Caused Women Assembly Losses?

27 women Democrats running for Assembly lost, women leaders point to gerrymandering.

2018 Election Totals Show Voters Delivered Mandate to Democrats
Press Release

2018 Election Totals Show Voters Delivered Mandate to Democrats

Record Voter Turnout and Record Vote Totals for Dems in Statewide Elections

The Contrarian: Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing
The Contrarian

Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing

Sen. Baldwin should reconsider her opposition to his judicial nomination.

Legislation Designating the Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building in Milwaukee Passes the Senate
Press Release

Legislation Designating the Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building in Milwaukee Passes the Senate

"Vel contributed so much at every level and paved the way for other Wisconsinites to help make a difference in people's lives."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms to Protect the Great Lakes Included in Bipartisan Coast Guard Reauthorization
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms to Protect the Great Lakes Included in Bipartisan Coast Guard Reauthorization

Senator Baldwin worked to secure substantial updates and include key measures to protect the Great Lakes from the spread of invasive species.

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories
Press Release

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

"Congratulations to Tony Evers, Mandela Barnes, Josh Kaul, Sarah Godlewski, and Tammy Baldwin on their victories on Tuesday."

Op Ed: Voters Demand Compromise
Op Ed

Voters Demand Compromise

But are there issues Ever and Republicans could agree on? Yes.

Southwest Wisconsin Swings Democratic

Southwest Wisconsin Swings Democratic

Four key counties that helped elect Trump switched to Evers, Baldwin.

State-Wide Dems Win Big!
Press Release

State-Wide Dems Win Big!

Walker, Schimel’s special interest agenda repudiated by voters

Murphy’s Law: 33 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

33 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the election’s other big winners and losers?

Murphy’s Law: Young Voters Could Decide Election
Murphy’s Law

Young Voters Could Decide Election

Vote by 18- to-29 year-olds surging in some states. What about Wisconsin?

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor

Baldwin leads Vukmir for Senate; close race for state attorney general

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

Joe Biden campaigns for Baldwin, Evers, takes down Trump in Madison

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

4,000 people attended, mostly North Side residents, whose votes could be critical.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

"Government doesn’t create jobs, but it can create a friendly environment for job growth and economic prosperity."

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

Obama’s speech here says health care, education, living wage are on the line.

Milwaukee Police Association Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Milwaukee Police Association Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

"I’m honored to have the Milwaukee Police Association’s endorsement."

Candidates Not Stressing Climate Change

Candidates Not Stressing Climate Change

As scientists warn of consequences, what do Walker, Evers, Baldwin, Vukmir say?

Health Care a Big Issue in Election

Health Care a Big Issue in Election

Key issue in Wisconsin; nationally 46% of House and Senate ads mention health care.

Leah Praises President Trump For Addressing The Caravan Of Illegal Immigrants Heading Toward America
Press Release

Leah Praises President Trump For Addressing The Caravan Of Illegal Immigrants Heading Toward America

"We could have criminals, drug lords and terrorists from the Middle East in this caravan..."

Data Wonk: Why Republicans Lie About Health Care
Data Wonk

Why Republicans Lie About Health Care

The reality is they can’t create an alternative way to cover pre-existing conditions.

President Trump Signs Buy America Reform into Law
Press Release

President Trump Signs Buy America Reform into Law

Bipartisan water infrastructure legislation includes a requirement pushed by Senator Baldwin that federally funded water infrastructure projects use American-made iron and steel. “A five-year Buy America standard is better than the status quo and President Trump has taken an important step forward on our shared goal of making sure taxpayer money is not spent supporting foreign workers.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $14 Million for HIV/AIDS Care and Support Services in Wiscons
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $14 Million for HIV/AIDS Care and Support Services in Wiscons

Federal funding for Wisconsin will improve health care for those living with HIV/AIDS

Op Ed: The Fight Against Voter Suppression
Op Ed

The Fight Against Voter Suppression

Georgia’s targeting of minority voters highlights a national Republican strategy, including in Wisconsin.

Op Ed: October Surprise for Walker, Trump?
Op Ed

October Surprise for Walker, Trump?

Trade war, declining market, junk health insurance may stick to both candidates.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urging Trump Administration to Fully Enforce “Made in USA” Labeling Standards
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urging Trump Administration to Fully Enforce “Made in USA” Labeling Standards

Baldwin calls on the FTC to require monetary penalties for companies fraudulently affixing “Made in America” labels to foreign-made products

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Many Democrats, including Tammy Baldwin, embrace it, as Republicans condemn it.

Op Ed:  Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues
Op Ed

Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues

Republicans won’t protect workers pensions and health care, Democrats will.

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin up 10% over Vukmir, Walker up by just 1% over Evers.

Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill that Includes U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms
Press Release

Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill that Includes U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms

Bipartisan bill includes five-year Buy America provision, invests in water technology, increases funding for clean drinking water and supports Great Lakes and Wisconsin coastal communities

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest

Wisconsin voters weigh in on Kavanaugh confirmation, Mueller investigation

AFP Action: Bad Bill Today Keeps Doctors Away
Press Release

AFP Action: Bad Bill Today Keeps Doctors Away

"This much is clear: a vote for Baldwin is a vote for Washington-prescribed plans that we cannot afford, and we urge Wisconsinites to vote against her in November."

Baldwin calls Wisconsinites’ choices to buy affordable health insurance ‘junk’
Press Release

Baldwin calls Wisconsinites’ choices to buy affordable health insurance ‘junk’

"As a nurse, I support giving Americans more choices in health care because the people know best, not the government."

Baldwin, Vukmir Debate Health Care, Abortion

Baldwin, Vukmir Debate Health Care, Abortion

Challenger Vukmir was consistently on attack for one-hour debate.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces the USS Beloit, Newest Littoral Combat Ship Honors Made In Wisconsin Manufacturing
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces the USS Beloit, Newest Littoral Combat Ship Honors Made In Wisconsin Manufacturing

Senator Baldwin advocated for designating this new Wisconsin-built LCS after the City of Beloit to honor its proud history of supporting the Navy and America’s national security

Retiree Group Endorses Sen. Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Retiree Group Endorses Sen. Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate

Cites Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits

Leah Calls On Baldwin To Tell NFL Players To Stand During The National Anthem
Press Release

Leah Calls On Baldwin To Tell NFL Players To Stand During The National Anthem

"She let down our veterans at the Tomah VA, and she has refused to encourage NFL players to stand during the national anthem."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

"Judge Kavanaugh has proven that he lacks the judicial temperament to serve on America’s highest court and I do not believe he will provide the independence we need on our Supreme Court at this time."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on FBI Background Investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on FBI Background Investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

"I am still not convinced that Judge Kavanaugh would serve as a fair, impartial and independent Supreme Court Justice."

Baldwin Stands With Randy Bryce, Despite His Criminal History And Refusal To Pay Child Support
Press Release

Baldwin Stands With Randy Bryce, Despite His Criminal History And Refusal To Pay Child Support

Bryce is running as the liberal option to replace Speaker Paul Ryan.

Data Wonk: The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir
Data Wonk

The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir

Her campaign seems to ignore poll data showing most disagree with her stands.

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms to Protect Rights of Disabled Airline Passengers Pass Congress
Press Release

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms to Protect Rights of Disabled Airline Passengers Pass Congress

FAA Reauthorization includes key provisions from Baldwin’s legislation to ensure equal access to air travel

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

Vukmir disagrees with Baldwin, Evers; Walker equivocates on Supreme Court nominee.

Op Ed: Extreme Partisanship Prevents National Solutions
Op Ed

Extreme Partisanship Prevents National Solutions

Could political reforms improve the state and national political system?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Sherman Park Development in Milwaukee
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Sherman Park Development in Milwaukee

Sherman Phoenix Project awarded federal grant to spur economic development and create jobs for Milwaukee

Leah Vukmir: It’s Time To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh
Press Release

Leah Vukmir: It’s Time To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh

“It’s time the Senate votes and confirms Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.”

Senator Baldwin’s Work to Finalize Critical Asian Carp Study Included in Final Bipartisan Legislation
Press Release

Senator Baldwin’s Work to Finalize Critical Asian Carp Study Included in Final Bipartisan Legislation

President Trump signed the FY19 Energy and Water Development funding legislation. Bill will finalize strategy to block Asian Carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Leah Vukmir Issues Call To Action for Wisconsin Voters
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Issues Call To Action for Wisconsin Voters

"Tammy Baldwin and her extreme left allies are using every smear tactic and despicable trick in an attempt to silence us, beat us and obstruct reforms that will help the American middle class."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $20 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $20 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Senator Baldwin worked to secure federal funding for local communities that invests in prevention, treatment and recovery

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters

Trump at 42 percent approval, voters divided on how he has changed GOP

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms Pass Senate with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
Press Release

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms Pass Senate with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

Opioid crisis response legislation includes support for local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts; Prevents the flow of illegal fentanyl and opioids from other countries; Provides more resources for growing meth problem in Wisconsin

The State of Politics: Kimberly-Clark Won’t Get Tax Break
The State of Politics

Kimberly-Clark Won’t Get Tax Break

Company demands subsidy by September 30. Why that won’t happen.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Gets the Job Done for Wisconsin Shipbuilding in Bipartisan Defense Spending Bill
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Gets the Job Done for Wisconsin Shipbuilding in Bipartisan Defense Spending Bill

Three Littoral Combat Ships Funded in Bipartisan legislation

Bipartisan Senate Opioids Response Legislation Includes Senator Baldwin’s Reforms
Press Release

Bipartisan Senate Opioids Response Legislation Includes Senator Baldwin’s Reforms

Prevent the flow of illegal fentanyl and opioids from other countries. Support for local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts. More resources for growing meth problem in Wisconsin

Despite Baldwin’s Efforts To Hide It, The Tomah VA Report Became Public
Press Release

Despite Baldwin’s Efforts To Hide It, The Tomah VA Report Became Public

“Senator Baldwin let us down by sitting on the Inspector General’s report that detailed the problems at the Tomah VA that endangered veterans,” said Leah Vukmir campaign manager Jess Ward.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund

With Wisconsin Hunters and Sportsmen in Wausau, Baldwin pushes for action to ensure that future generations will be able to carry on Wisconsin’s traditions of hunting, fishing and enjoying the great outdoors

Tammy Baldwin Knew About Tomah And Kept It To Herself
Press Release

Tammy Baldwin Knew About Tomah And Kept It To Herself

Baldwin also denied a plea from VA whistleblower Ryan Honl to make the report public that would’ve spurred action.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Speaker Ryan and the House to include Permanent Buy America Commitment in Final Water Infrastructure Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Speaker Ryan and the House to include Permanent Buy America Commitment in Final Water Infrastructure Legislation

With the House and Senate working on final water infrastructure legislation, Baldwin says, “Don’t let lobbyists for foreign steel makers water down a strong and permanent Buy America standard.”

Will Baldwin Support Or Condemn Booker’s Decision To Knowingly Release Confidential Information About Racial Profiling?
Press Release

Will Baldwin Support Or Condemn Booker’s Decision To Knowingly Release Confidential Information About Racial Profiling?

"Voters deserve to know if she agrees with Booker’s unethical decision to release confidential documents," said Leah Vukmir campaign manager Jess Ward.

WISN 12 Presents Live U.S. Senate Debate
Press Release

WISN 12 Presents Live U.S. Senate Debate

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and challenger Leah Vukmir to meet ahead of November election.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Emergency Road Funding for Wisconsin Communities Impacted by Severe Flooding and Storms
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Emergency Road Funding for Wisconsin Communities Impacted by Severe Flooding and Storms

Baldwin called on the Trump administration to make emergency funding available for Wisconsin communities

The State of Politics: Catching Up on Summer’s Political News
The State of Politics

Catching Up on Summer’s Political News

Summer’s over. Election looming. What do you need to know?

Leah Vukmir Backs Lawsuit To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Backs Lawsuit To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections

GOP Senate candidate Leah Vukmir backs 3 separate Republican efforts to gut anti-discrimination protections the for 2.4 million Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions

Unlike Baldwin, Leah Vukmir Pledges To Meet With Every Supreme Court Nominee And Thoroughly Review Their Qualifications
Press Release

Unlike Baldwin, Leah Vukmir Pledges To Meet With Every Supreme Court Nominee And Thoroughly Review Their Qualifications

"As senator, I promise to meet with every Supreme Court nominee..."

Leah Vukmir: Wisconsinites want options, not one-size-fits-all health care
Press Release

Leah Vukmir: Wisconsinites want options, not one-size-fits-all health care

"There is no one-size-fits-all solution to fix healthcare..."

AFP-WI: New Baldwin Bill Threatens Affordable Health Care Options
Press Release

AFP-WI: New Baldwin Bill Threatens Affordable Health Care Options

"Tammy Baldwin is trying to take away Wisconsinites’ new opportunity for accessing quality, affordable health insurance."

Baldwin Voted Against ‘Three-Strikes And You’re Out’ For Wisconsin’s Most Dangerous Criminals
Press Release

Baldwin Voted Against ‘Three-Strikes And You’re Out’ For Wisconsin’s Most Dangerous Criminals

Baldwin’s vote mirrors her positions of voting against mandatory sentences for failing to register as a sex offender and lighter sentencing for child sex offenders.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Must Go Negative
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Must Go Negative

Governor is so unpopular he must bludgeon his opponent or change his identity. Or both.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Back Up Words with Action on Buy Americ
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Back Up Words with Action on Buy Americ

With the House and Senate working on final water infrastructure legislation, Baldwin urges President to call on Speaker Ryan and the House to include permanent Buy America commitment in legislation that goes to his desk

Baldwin Voted For Lighter Sentencing For Child Sex Offenders
Press Release

Baldwin Voted For Lighter Sentencing For Child Sex Offenders

In the state Legislature, Baldwin voted against requiring someone who is a repeat convicted child sex offender from being sentenced to life without parole.

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

And Vukmir just behind Baldwin in race for Senator, as challengers gain momentum.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat

Jobs, schools, health coverage are most important issues to state voters

Vukmir Staffs Up For General Election Battle Against Baldwin
Press Release

Vukmir Staffs Up For General Election Battle Against Baldwin

"These additions to my team with significant Wisconsin experience will give us additional fire-power in exposing Two-Faced Tammy for the hypocrite she is."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud

49 Senators are urging Trump Admin to protect the finances of our troops and their families

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

100,000 more people voted in Democratic primary despite massive Republican spending on Senate race.

Health Advocates Ask U.S. Senate Candidates to Sign Pledge to Protect Wisconsinites with Pre-existing Conditions
Press Release

Health Advocates Ask U.S. Senate Candidates to Sign Pledge to Protect Wisconsinites with Pre-existing Conditions

The full pledge which is being transmitted to both campaigns today.

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Defend American Workers Against China’s Cheating
Press Release

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Defend American Workers Against China’s Cheating

"It’s time to hold bad actors like China accountable when they harm our economic interests and use unfair trade actions that disadvantage American workers."

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Republican Nominee to Join in Three Televised General Election Debates
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Republican Nominee to Join in Three Televised General Election Debates

"This election will be a choice between who stands up to powerful special interests, and who is in their pocket."

Leah Vukmir Wins Wisconsin GOP Primary for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Wins Wisconsin GOP Primary for U.S. Senate

"I am the fighter Wisconsin needs."

Early Turnout High for Election

Early Turnout High for Election

Absentee voting far higher than in 2014, nearly equals presidential year of 2016.

Vote Tuesday: Guide to Republican Candidates
Vote Tuesday

Guide to Republican Candidates

Republican U.S. Senate duel leads the way on Tuesday's ballot.

A United Community Supports Earnell Lucas for Sheriff
Press Release

A United Community Supports Earnell Lucas for Sheriff

"I am deeply grateful for the outpouring of support that our campaign is receiving."

House Confidential: A Home Built for Entertaining
House Confidential

A Home Built for Entertaining

Owners of this riverfront home hold their share of Democratic fundraisers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Expand Junk Insurance Plans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Expand Junk Insurance Plans

We can’t let big insurance companies rewrite the rules on guaranteed health care protections that people depend on

Now Serving: New Patisserie For Walker’s Point
Now Serving

New Patisserie For Walker’s Point

Plus: new south side Pita Palace and new Peruvian food truck, Triciclo Peru.

This Is It! Celebrates 50th Birthday

This Is It! Celebrates 50th Birthday

State's oldest LGBT+ bar celebrates a half century in business with weekend party.

Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare
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Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare

"It's outrageous. Sen. Baldwin has zero regard for Wisconsin taxpayers."

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Neither criticized anything president has done, no major disagreements between candidates.

The Contrarian: Ron Johnson To The Rescue?
The Contrarian

Ron Johnson To The Rescue?

His attempt to bring peace between Vukmir and Nicholson backers is welcome.

Sen. Baldwin Demands Packers Coverage

Sen. Baldwin Demands Packers Coverage

Bill requires cable companies to provide all state customers an option to see Packers games.

Op Ed: Both Parties Ducking Major Issues
Op Ed

Both Parties Ducking Major Issues

But what will Trump’s impact be on state’s November election?

Leah Vukmir: Senator Baldwin Panders to Packers Fans During Campaign Season
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Leah Vukmir: Senator Baldwin Panders to Packers Fans During Campaign Season

Congressman Duffy Authored Bill For Northern Packers Fans, But Baldwin Was Silent

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Evers lead widens in gubernatorial primary, Vukmir nudges ahead of Nicholson.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Integrity of Our Elections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Integrity of Our Elections

The DETER Act prevents election interference with the threat of immediate, powerful sanctions

New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries

Voters split along partisan lines on Supreme Court nominee, other national and state issues

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race
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Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race

Gov. Tommy Thompson overcame millions of dollars of spending from the Club for Growth in 2012 on his way to winning the Republican nomination.

Statement from Alderwoman Lewis on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
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Statement from Alderwoman Lewis on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

I believe that someone in the model that other Republican presidents have appointed would be better.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Go Pack Go Act Makes Sure All Wisconsinites Can Watch Packers Game Broadcasts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Go Pack Go Act Makes Sure All Wisconsinites Can Watch Packers Game Broadcasts

Packers Fans in Remaining 13 Wisconsin Counties Would Always Have Access to the Green and Gold

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Pfizer CEO: Make Drug Price Reductions Permanent
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Pfizer CEO: Make Drug Price Reductions Permanent

Major drug companies have drastically raised prices for top-selling drugs over the past five years, in some cases more than doubling prices.

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Sen. Baldwin warns that abortion rights and Affordable Care Act at stake in election.

The State of Politics: State Democrats Split on Abolishing ICE
The State of Politics

State Democrats Split on Abolishing ICE

Pocan’s proposal not backed by Baldwin, most Democratic candidates for Congress

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Democratic Congressman says federal immigration agency no long serves intended purpose.

Vukmir And Nicholson Oppose Buy American Requirements
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Vukmir And Nicholson Oppose Buy American Requirements

"It's striking that Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson would break with Donald Trump and oppose making sure that the government Buys American, but it's typical of their hardline commitment to a corporate special interest agenda."

Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Measure to Support Rural Communities Included in Senate Farm Bill
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Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan Measure to Support Rural Communities Included in Senate Farm Bill

Reauthorization of first responder grants includes funding for naloxone to help combat opioid abuse

Leah Vukmir: I Won’t Let Baldwin Hide on ICE Elimination
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Leah Vukmir: I Won’t Let Baldwin Hide on ICE Elimination

"Sen. Baldwin, where do you stand?"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Buy America Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Buy America Legislation

Baldwin announced her new reform at a prominent Wisconsin manufacturer that would benefit from the legislation

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
Ryan, Sensenbrenner Endorse Vukmir

Ryan, Sensenbrenner Endorse Vukmir

Republican establishment rallying around Vukmir over Nicholson for U.S. Senate.

Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding
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Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding

In past years, the federal grant process for Navigators was underway by April, but as of today, CMS has yet to put out a formal call for grant applications.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Protect VA Watchdog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Protect VA Watchdog

Senator Co-Sponsors Amendment to 2019 VA Funding Bill in Response to VA’s “Alarming Disservice to American Veterans and Taxpayers”

Really, Senator Baldwin!?!
Press Release

Really, Senator Baldwin!?!

When Wisconsinites see her on the coasts with her elitist pals more than in her home state, it makes us all ask…. Really!?!

Murphy’s Law: Brad Schimel’s Dreadful Record on Rape Kits
Murphy’s Law

Brad Schimel’s Dreadful Record on Rape Kits

Attorney General is anything but tough on crime by serial rapists.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates

Walker, Baldwin hold modest advantages over challengers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Amendment to Support Medical Innovations
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Amendment to Support Medical Innovations

Amendment funds and advances Department of Energy efforts to produce domestic medical isotopes

Op Ed: Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care
Op Ed

Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care

Every action they’ve taken aims to destroy Affordable Care Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For National Defense Authorization Act, Funds Troops
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For National Defense Authorization Act, Funds Troops

Fight continues for Wisconsin priorities, Buy American standards during the appropriations process

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships

Baldwin legislation will invest in public-private partnerships to close skills gap

Young Republicans Endorse Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
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Young Republicans Endorse Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

"The support of our Young Republicans is humbling."

A Fresh Voice for the District Makes Bid for Milwaukee’s 5th Aldermanic District Seat
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A Fresh Voice for the District Makes Bid for Milwaukee’s 5th Aldermanic District Seat

"To me, local government is the last bastion of civility in government."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Trump Administration Support for Wisconsin Lawsuit that Threatens Guaranteed Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Trump Administration Support for Wisconsin Lawsuit that Threatens Guaranteed Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

"Congressional Republicans have tried to repeal health care coverage for Wisconsin families and the Trump Administration has sabotaged people’s health care by raising costs."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Water Technology and Innovations
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Water Technology and Innovations

Wisconsin is leading the development of new solutions to address water challenges

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation Requiring Trump Administration to Release Buy American Reports
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation Requiring Trump Administration to Release Buy American Reports

"Wisconsin manufacturers and workers deserve to have this report released publicly so we can be assured that our government is keeping its commitment to the Buy American, Hire American promises President Trump has made."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Secure Federal Investment in Wisconsin Infrastructure
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Secure Federal Investment in Wisconsin Infrastructure

$160 Million Federal Grant for I-94 Construction

Wisconsin Democrats leave 2018 convention energized and ready to win
Press Release

Wisconsin Democrats leave 2018 convention energized and ready to win

Candidates up and down the ballot offered positive vision for future of Wisconsin under Democratic leadership

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships in Oak Creek
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships in Oak Creek

Baldwin legislation to invest in public-private partnerships to close skills gap

The State of Politics: Six Questions for Democratic Convention
The State of Politics

Six Questions for Democratic Convention

Can the party revive in Wisconsin? That depends on these six questions.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure in Wisconsin

The USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program gives financial assistance to rural communities in order to provide safe and affordable drinking water and sanitation.

Op Ed: John McCain and Republican Values
Op Ed

John McCain and Republican Values

He’s a patriot and man of character. Contrast this to Trump, Vukmir and Nicholson.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Josh Kaul for Wisconsin Attorney General
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Josh Kaul for Wisconsin Attorney General

Kaul thanked Senator Baldwin for her support.

Democracy for America (DFA) endorses Mandela Barnes for Lieutenant Governor
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Democracy for America (DFA) endorses Mandela Barnes for Lieutenant Governor

Barnes joins Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Randy Bryce as the only Wisconsin candidates to receive the progressive group’s endorsement in 2018

Sen. Baldwin STILL Won’t Say Where She Stands On Haspel
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Sen. Baldwin STILL Won’t Say Where She Stands On Haspel

"That’s because she knows that Haspel is qualified..."

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Ryan says farewell, Vukmir endorsed at annual state convention of GOP party.

Wisconsin GOP chooses Leah Vukmir with historic endorsement
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Wisconsin GOP chooses Leah Vukmir with historic endorsement

Conservatives give Leah overwhelming mandate for the Republican nomination with vote exceeding Sen. Johnson's margin of victory

Op Ed: A New Low for Leah Vukmir?
Op Ed

A New Low for Leah Vukmir?

GOP candidate for Senate smears Sen.Baldwin, branding her a “terrorist.”

Plenty of Horne: Special Elections Attract Local Interest
Plenty of Horne

Special Elections Attract Local Interest

Milwaukee Democrats raising money for outstate special elections Walker resisted calling.

Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist
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Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist

Brennan was chosen despite not being recommended through the traditional bipartisan process used by Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators since the 1970s.

Veterans Blast Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson

Veterans Blast Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson

Republican candidate has questioned “thought process” of veterans who vote Democratic.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate Effort to Force Vote on Net Neutrality
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate Effort to Force Vote on Net Neutrality

Discharge petition will require vote on resolution to overturn Federal Communications Commission’s decision and restore Net Neutrality Rules

Op Ed: No, It’s Not About Impeachment
Op Ed

No, It’s Not About Impeachment

Midterm elections are about assuring checks and balances. Any move to impeach must be bipartisan.

Leah’s Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal
Press Release

Leah’s Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

'This is a great day for Wisconsin and America."

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

Vote on Michael Brennan would ignore Democratic Senator Baldwin’s objection to him.

Student Loan Debt Rises 50 Percent on Sixth Anniversary of $1T Day
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Student Loan Debt Rises 50 Percent on Sixth Anniversary of $1T Day

Debt Burden Hit $1 Trillion in 2012, Now Stands at $1.5 Trillion and Counting as GOP Blocks Common Sense Solutions

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Bill Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Halt the Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the U.S.
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Bill Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Halt the Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the U.S.

The RESTRICT Illicit Drugs Act was included in the bipartisan Opioid Crisis Response Act that passed the Senate Health Committee today and moves to the full Senate

Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans
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Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

The Senators expressed their opposition to the proposed rule to expand junk plans, CMS-9924-P, ahead of the deadline for public comment on April 23, 2018.

Illinois Billionaire Dick Uihlein, Kevin Nicholson’s Biggest Backer, Named GOP’s Top 2018 Spender
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Illinois Billionaire Dick Uihlein, Kevin Nicholson’s Biggest Backer, Named GOP’s Top 2018 Spender

The Illinois-based megadonor has already poured $17.4 million into 10 groups backing Kevin Nicholson's candidacy.

Smart Politics: Ryan’s Open House Seat Sets State Record
Smart Politics

Ryan’s Open House Seat Sets State Record

Wisconsin has open House seat for fifth consecutive election, first time in history.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures $55 Million for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures $55 Million for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King

Senator Baldwin worked to include additional resources in bipartisan funding legislation that improves services and care for Wisconsin’s veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

“No police officer, no firefighter, no public health provider, and no person should be unable to save a life because of the high price,” wrote the lawmakers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Vietnam War Veterans Secure Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument in Arlington National Cemetery
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Vietnam War Veterans Secure Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument in Arlington National Cemetery

The monument honors the nearly 5,000 helicopter pilots and crewmembers killed during the Vietnam War.

Wisconsin Club for Growth Director Eric O’Keefe Chooses ‘Gutsy’ Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
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Wisconsin Club for Growth Director Eric O’Keefe Chooses ‘Gutsy’ Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

"I’m honored that he puts his trust in me to be Wisconsin’s next senator and ensure our Constitutional rights are upheld."

Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers”
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Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers”

Crute has been co-host of The Devil’s Advocates, a Wisconsin-centric, dynamic political talk show known for its humor and bi-partisan guest list.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Blocking Cloture of Legislation that Harms the Great Lakes
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Blocking Cloture of Legislation that Harms the Great Lakes

"I cannot support legislation that harms our nation’s Great Lakes, so I led my colleagues to stand against this legislation."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 is the result of seven committee hearings

Senators Baldwin, Collins, Durbin, Shaheen and Warren Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Boko Haram
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Senators Baldwin, Collins, Durbin, Shaheen and Warren Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Boko Haram

Following the fourth anniversary of the kidnapping of more than 200 girls from school, Senators call on U.S. and Nigerian governments to defeat the terrorist organization

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Susan Collins Applaud NAS Report Calling for Reforms to Support Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Susan Collins Applaud NAS Report Calling for Reforms to Support Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists

Report Makes Recommendations to Support Careers of Young Scientists, Remove Barriers That Have Slowed Change

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Syria
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Syria

"I support this targeted response to Assad’s horrific use of chemical weapons against his own people..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Safe Disposal of Unwanted Drugs in Hospice
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Safe Disposal of Unwanted Drugs in Hospice

Under current federal regulations, hospice staff are not allowed to dispose of unused medications, even after the patient has died.

Eric Hovde Declines 2018 Run, Reiterates “Concerns” With Kevin Nicholson
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Eric Hovde Declines 2018 Run, Reiterates “Concerns” With Kevin Nicholson

"Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson will continue their brutally negative campaigns as right-wing candidates promising to sell out Wisconsin’s working families in order to help corporate special interests get even richer"

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

And did the Social Security Administration defy an order from Congress to halt the closing?

Leah on China Bible Ban: ‘Barbaric’
Press Release

Leah on China Bible Ban: ‘Barbaric’

"China’s censorship of the free expression of Christianity is barbaric."

Leah’s Statement on President Trump’s Action to Secure the Border
Press Release

Leah’s Statement on President Trump’s Action to Secure the Border

"We can no longer allow the never-ending inflow of criminal illegals and drugs to come into America to terrorize our communities."

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Hosts Roundtable with Green Bay Officials on Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Hosts Roundtable with Green Bay Officials on Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Baldwin helped secure a $3 billion increase in federal funding to fight the opioid epidemic in the bipartisan spending legislation signed by President Trump

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act

Baldwin’s Bipartisan Reform Strengthens VA Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and Puts In Place Stronger Oversight and Accountability

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Efforts to Boost Wisconsin’s Maritime Industry in Green Bay and Marinette
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Efforts to Boost Wisconsin’s Maritime Industry in Green Bay and Marinette

Baldwin-authored bipartisan legislation is enacted into law to address the need for more trained workers in the domestic maritime industry

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Employee-Owned Business and Meets with Workers in Stevens Point
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Employee-Owned Business and Meets with Workers in Stevens Point

Senator Baldwin visited Worzalla Publishing to highlight Made in Wisconsin economy and importance of empowering workers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Election Security Grant Funding,  Announces Over $6.9 Million for Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Election Security Grant Funding, Announces Over $6.9 Million for Wisconsin

Baldwin Backed Legislation Includes Federal Funding for Election Security Grants to Help States Protect Our Election Systems

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Efforts to Boost Wisconsin Start-Ups in Altoona
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Highlights Efforts to Boost Wisconsin Start-Ups in Altoona

Baldwin’s Support Our Start-Ups Act provides tax relief for new business start-ups

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Todd Young and Edward Markey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Opioid-Related Infectious Diseases
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Todd Young and Edward Markey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Opioid-Related Infectious Diseases

This bipartisan legislation would authorize the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand the scope of an existing CDC initiative to focus on eliminating infectious diseases caused by injection drug use.

Back in the News: Vukmir’s Prison Bill Dies in State Senate
Back in the News

Vukmir’s Prison Bill Dies in State Senate

Would have jailed 1,800 more people per year at annual cost of $57 million.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

“Investments in the Great Lakes are an investment in the future of Wisconsin’s economy.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Funding for Wisconsin to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Funding for Wisconsin to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Bipartisan Funding Agreement Includes $3 Billion Increase to Fight the Crisis

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Anti-Bullying Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Anti-Bullying Legislation

Safe Schools Legislation Would Require School Districts Across the Country to Develop and Implement Locally Driven Anti-Bullying Policies

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Combat Unfair Trade with a Targeted Approach
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Combat Unfair Trade with a Targeted Approach

“Bad actors like China are not playing by the rules on steel, aluminum and paper.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senators to Introduce Continued Support for the Iranian People Act of 2018
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senators to Introduce Continued Support for the Iranian People Act of 2018

"The United States must not retreat from its responsibility to lead the international community in protecting human rights and condemning oppressive regimes around the world."

Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February
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Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February

"It is getting harder and harder for Sen. Baldwin to deny the positive impact tax reform is having on the state and national economy."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored with Senator Thad Cochran Leadership Award from American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored with Senator Thad Cochran Leadership Award from American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association

Senator Baldwin receives leadership honor for her commitment to supporting shipbuilding and manufacturing industries

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Critical School Safety Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Critical School Safety Legislation

Bipartisan legislation funds school security improvements and invests in early intervention and prevention programs

The Contrarian: Dallet Blows Off Burns’ Backing
The Contrarian

Dallet Blows Off Burns’ Backing

High court candidate prefers not to be identified with left wing loser Tim Burns?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions

“The Fair Care Act is an opportunity for lawmakers to keep their word on guaranteed protections for pre-existing conditions.”

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Health Insurers: Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic

Baldwin Joins Senate Colleagues in Writing Letters to 10 of Nation’s Top Health Insurers

Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith
Press Release

Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith

Sen. Baldwin has a record of holding up Trump’s judicial nominees.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored by Disabled American Veterans Organization with Senate Legislator of the Year Award
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Honored by Disabled American Veterans Organization with Senate Legislator of the Year Award

Senator Baldwin recognized for working to combat the opioid epidemic and fund critical veterans programs and services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group to Introduce Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorist
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group to Introduce Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorist

The “No Fly, No Buy” legislation would prohibit known or suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms

Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"Tammy has always been a fearless leader for Wisconsin families and I'm grateful that she supports my campaign."

GOP Tax Scam Gifts Big Pharma a Massive Windfall, While Americans Struggle with Skyrocketing Drug Costs
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GOP Tax Scam Gifts Big Pharma a Massive Windfall, While Americans Struggle with Skyrocketing Drug Costs

The Republican U.S. Senate field has embraced the GOP tax law that hikes taxes on 53% of Americans and spikes health insurance premiums, while gifting billions to Big Pharma special interests

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Fox Valley Technical College, Announces Legislation to Create More Paths to Affordable Higher Educatio
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Fox Valley Technical College, Announces Legislation to Create More Paths to Affordable Higher Educatio

“Higher education should be a path to shared prosperity, not a path into suffocating debt.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Fairbanks Morse Engine
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Fairbanks Morse Engine

Baldwin Announced New Buy American Legislation to Prioritize U.S. Manufacturers and Shipbuilders

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs
Press Release

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs

Republicans Have Sole Ownership of Wisconsin’s Rising Health Insurance Premiums, a Result of Years of Sabotage and Undercutting the Affordable Care Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Superior-Lidgerwood-Mundy
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Superior-Lidgerwood-Mundy

Baldwin Announced New Buy American Legislation to Prioritize Manufacturers and Shipbuilders

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Dairy Farmers in La Crosse and Altoona
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Dairy Farmers in La Crosse and Altoona

Senator Baldwin secured investments and improvements for dairy farmers in bipartisan budget agreement

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DOT to Prioritize Consumers Over Airlines
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DOT to Prioritize Consumers Over Airlines

Senators Express Concern Following DOT's Request for Aviation Industry's Regulation Rollback Wish List

Sensenbrenner Leads Delegation-Wide Effort Asking for Local Business Support
Press Release

Sensenbrenner Leads Delegation-Wide Effort Asking for Local Business Support

"It’s important that we correct these perverse trade incentives that would put family’s livelihoods in jeopardy."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Co-Sponsors Legislation for Enhanced Investment in Universal Flu Vaccine Development
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Co-Sponsors Legislation for Enhanced Investment in Universal Flu Vaccine Development

Flu costs the nation $10.4 billion in direct medical costs annually and $87 billion in total economic burden

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Great Lakes Funding in Budget Proposal
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Great Lakes Funding in Budget Proposal

Senator Baldwin opposes President Trump’s elimination of vital investments to the Great Lakes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin

"We need the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to work for American consumers, not powerful Washington interests like the predatory payday loan industry."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services

Senators to VA: Do Not Redefine the Law to Take Away Caregiver Support for Disabled Veterans

With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks
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With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks

“Reward workers instead of the wealth of executives and shareholders with more stock buybacks.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Establish an Investigation into the U.S Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics Over Decades of Sexual Abuse
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Establish an Investigation into the U.S Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics Over Decades of Sexual Abuse

"Our bipartisan push to open this investigation will provide needed oversight and accountability."

Attorney Michael Hupy Recognized for Crime Prevention Efforts
Press Release

Attorney Michael Hupy Recognized for Crime Prevention Efforts

To seek justice and awareness for gun violence and pedestrian safety in the community, Attorney Hupy has personally offered monetary rewards to assist police with their search for perpetrators.

After Reports that Trump Administration has Pulled Back Equifax Probe, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Inspector General Investigation of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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After Reports that Trump Administration has Pulled Back Equifax Probe, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Inspector General Investigation of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

“Investigating the largest breach of consumer financial data in American history is not optional, but obligatory.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Improve Rail Safety
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Improve Rail Safety

Builds on the Senator’s Efforts to Keep Wisconsin Communities Safe and Strong by Requiring Two-Person Crews on Freight Trains

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Government Accountability Office Review of Trump Administration’s Failure to Meaningfully Address Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Government Accountability Office Review of Trump Administration’s Failure to Meaningfully Address Opioid Epidemic

The Administration Has Done Little since Declaring the Crisis a Public Health Emergency

Leah announces 300+ Wisconsin endorsements
Press Release

Leah announces 300+ Wisconsin endorsements

Leah has also been endorsed by former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Maggie’s List, RightNOW Women PAC and VIEW PAC.

Grassroots Unite Behind Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
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Grassroots Unite Behind Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

“Over the years, it’s been a pleasure to work with these strong grassroots conservatives to build the Republican Party in Wisconsin,” Leah said.

Op Ed: Let’s Get Real About Immigration
Op Ed

Let’s Get Real About Immigration

We need immigrant workers. Will the two parties find a middle ground?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Nomination of Alex Azar to be Health and Human Services Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Nomination of Alex Azar to be Health and Human Services Secretary

Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin.

Photo Gallery: Women’s March Brings Thousands Downtown
Photo Gallery

Women’s March Brings Thousands Downtown

As one attendee puts it, “the stakes are too high, I can’t stay home.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Open the Government and Get the Job Done on Bipartisan Solutions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Open the Government and Get the Job Done on Bipartisan Solutions

"We now have an opportunity in the Senate to do right by the American people so we need to get to work and do it."

Reince Priebus endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
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Reince Priebus endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

Priebus served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 2011-2017.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Vote for a Four-Week Funding Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Vote for a Four-Week Funding Bill

"This continuing resolution shortchanges our military, veterans’ health and doesn’t keep a promise on the pensions that Wisconsin workers have earned.'

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “We need to strengthen our counterterrorism efforts and protect the privacy and freedoms of law-abiding Americans – we can and must do both.”
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Pension Plans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Pension Plans

The reform would provide additional funding to protect pensions by imposing fees on financial firms convicted of criminal acts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency

"The opioid epidemic is devastating our country and it is only growing worse."

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Susan Collins’ RAISE Family Caregivers Act Passes Congress
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Susan Collins’ RAISE Family Caregivers Act Passes Congress

Bipartisan legislation to establish a national strategy to support family caregivers is endorsed by over 60 aging and disability organizations

Gov. Scott Walker Praises Creators of Student Loan Debt Crisis
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Gov. Scott Walker Praises Creators of Student Loan Debt Crisis

'Honoring Sallie Mae for Student Loan Work Would Be Like the Company That Owned the Titanic Honoring the Iceberg'

ICYMI – RightNOW Women PAC Endorses Leah Vukmir
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ICYMI – RightNOW Women PAC Endorses Leah Vukmir

Over the weekend, RightNow Women PAC endorsed Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Read more below...

The State of Politics: Top 10 State News Stories of 2017
The State of Politics

Top 10 State News Stories of 2017

Another historic year in Wisconsin politics created some big headlines.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Sign Bipartisan Legislation Passed by Congress to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Sign Bipartisan Legislation Passed by Congress to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States

Baldwin supported bipartisan legislation will help promote the latest in chemical screening devices and scientific support to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Continuing Resolution Vote
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Continuing Resolution Vote

"Congress should not be leaving town without getting the job done to keep a promise on pensions that workers have earned."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Republican Tax Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Republican Tax Legislation

"his is largely a tax giveaway to the wealthiest few, big corporations and Wall Street while millions of middle class families will face tax hikes."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Congressional Leadership to Commit Resources to Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Congressional Leadership to Commit Resources to Opioid Epidemic

“Opioid misuse is not a partisan issue. It is ravaging communities in every state and preys upon individuals and families regardless of party affiliation,” wrote the Senators.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers

Sexual Harassment Remains Persistent Problem for Tipped Workers, Particularly Women of Color

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Congress
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Congress

The Congressional Harassment Reform Act to Bring Transparency and Accountability to Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

CRA resolution would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the Open Internet Order

President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete
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President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Complete and Release Buy American Report

Op Ed: Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds
Op Ed

Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds

Secrecy and lies used to pass it. How much will Trump, Ron Johnson personally benefit?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

Letter Follows Reports that Bots may have Filed Hundreds of Thousands of Comments to FCC During Net Neutrality Policymaking Process

AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform
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AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform

Badger State activist group slams Senator Baldwin’s vote against tax relief for Wisconsin families and small businesses

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republican Tax Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republican Tax Legislation

"I think we need to make our tax system simpler and fairer for hard working Wisconsin families, small businesses and manufacturers, but this partisan legislation fails to do that."

Back in the News: Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?
Back in the News

Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?

The Republican Senate candidate depends on Moore contributor Richard Uihlein.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill

Provide Tax Relief for Working Families, Start-Ups, Small Businesses and Manufacturers

Op Ed: Tax Reform Should Put Families First
Op Ed

Tax Reform Should Put Families First

Republican bill cuts taxes for wealthy, corporations, hikes them for many families.

Biking: Bike Commuter Tax Break Threatened
Biking

Bike Commuter Tax Break Threatened

Senate version of tax plan ends $20 per month benefit for those biking to work.

American Manufacturers Applaud U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for Getting the Job Done to Improve Buy American Standards in National Defense Legislation
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American Manufacturers Applaud U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for Getting the Job Done to Improve Buy American Standards in National Defense Legislation

The legislation also includes measures Senator Baldwin fought for to support Made in Wisconsin manufacturing and shipbuilding.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Net Neutrality
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Net Neutrality

"Net neutrality is a principle that is at the heart of an accessible and free internet..."

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding
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Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

Bill also cuts agency funding, rolls back Clean Water Act protections

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Answers from PNC Bank on Closing of Appleton Coated, Lost Jobs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Answers from PNC Bank on Closing of Appleton Coated, Lost Jobs

Senator Baldwin: “I want to know why the bank appears to have chosen a short-term profit at the expense of Appleton Coated, its workers and their families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

Senate Appropriations Committee includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Murphy’s Law: Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby
Murphy’s Law

Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby

A great way to get donations from billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.

As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers
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As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers

"Entrenched corporate special interests are fiercely lobbying against reforms that benefit American working families."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service

"Households and businesses in our states, and across the country, cannot afford the disruption of having service altered without adequate advance notice..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Transportation Funding for Wisconsin Counties Affected by 2016 Flood
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Transportation Funding for Wisconsin Counties Affected by 2016 Flood

The announcement comes after Senator Baldwin called on the Department of Transportation to make emergency funding available for Western and Northern Wisconsin Communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors Passes the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors Passes the Senate

The Veterans ACCESS Act prevents doctors once fired or suspended by the VA from treating our veterans again

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Equifax CEO: Provide Direct Notice to Each And Every American Consumer Impacted by Your Company’s Failures
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Equifax CEO: Provide Direct Notice to Each And Every American Consumer Impacted by Your Company’s Failures

Senator Baldwin: “I will continue to closely watch how Equifax works to remediate the damage that has been done to the lives of our constituents.”

Special Report: Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard
Special Report

Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard

County’s huge increase isn’t just suburban whites, city and minority residents hurt, too.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street

President Trump: “It’s out. Done…carried interest was great for me, but carried interest was unfair and it’s gone.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s

Senate Republicans may be considering making changes to the incentives Americans enjoy for retirement.

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate
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Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate

Gilbert is currently engaged in a special reportage project concerning the political climate during the Trump presidency.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Senator Baldwin joined 14 of her Senate colleagues last week to introduce the Combating the Opioid Epidemic Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The President’s emergency declaration only makes about $57,000 available which fails to adequately address this epidemic.

Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements
Press Release

Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements

Elected officials, grassroots activists and business owners unite behind Leah

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney Lead Congressional Amicus Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney Lead Congressional Amicus Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

Outcome Could Determine Whether Public Accommodations Can Discriminate Against Marginalized Groups

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing

Despite Pledges to Lower Drug Prices, Trump Administration Has Four Times Delayed Implementation of Rule Punishing Drug Companies for Overpricing Prescription Drugs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Scenic Trails Parity Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Scenic Trails Parity Act

This bipartisan legislation will provide Wisconsin scenic trails with improved management and access to additional funding

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Rosa DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Rosa DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable

The Fair Employment Protection Act restores protections for workers harassed on the job by supervisors and those with authority to direct people’s day-to-day work.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris

Senators call on President Trump to support the legislation, join in strengthening local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget

"Now is not the time to scale back our nation’s commitment to restore the Great Lakes environment and economy."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Tax Reform to Support Small Business Start-Up Growth
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Tax Reform to Support Small Business Start-Up Growth

For three years in a row, Wisconsin has ranked last in business start-up activity

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Stabilize Health Insurance Market and Help Lower Costs for Wisconsin Families
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit

"I just do not think it’s right to make the middle class pay for tax breaks for the top 1%..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Advocates for Wisconsin Dairy and Buy America Priorities in NAFTA Renegotiation
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

"The Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin."

Murphy’s Law: Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?
Murphy’s Law

Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?

Odds are slim. But the added turnout for those races could help reelect Tammy Baldwin.

Vukmir And Nicholson Support Trump Limits to Women’s Healthcare Access
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee

Tax reform to reward work and jobs to raise incomes

In just three weeks, Leah Vukmir raises nearly $250K
Press Release

In just three weeks, Leah Vukmir raises nearly $250K

Leah demonstrates fundraising strength to take on Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Critical Funding for Community Health Centersaty Room of the State Department
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Critical Funding for Community Health Centersaty Room of the State Department

Community health centers are a critical component of the nation’s primary care network.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Senators call for swift additional actions following devastating storms

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety
Press Release

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety

Senators slam Labor Department for pulling workplace fatality info from its website, call on Secretary to nominate qualified OSHA administrator

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Give Control of Credit Information Back to Consumers, Protect Personal Data Following Equifax Hack
Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate

Long-time Wisconsin GOP Donors Back Leah for Senate

Op Ed: Why I Support Medicare For All
Op Ed

Why I Support Medicare For All

Every American needs and deserves health coverage.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin helped introduce legislation to expand access to affordable, high-quality child care and preschool for Wisconsin families.

Leah Vukmir Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate

GOP Leaders across Wisconsin unite to support Leah

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for National Defense Authorization Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for National Defense Authorization Act

"Today, I will vote in favor of this defense authorization legislation because it makes important investments to strengthen our national security and support the health and well being of our service members and their families"

Trump Administration Slashes Navigator Funding for Wisconsin
Press Release

Trump Administration Slashes Navigator Funding for Wisconsin

Sabotage of health care market in rural Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole

Baldwin to Trump: “Tax reform cannot leave working families behind – it needs to help them get ahead”

Murphy’s Law: Leah Vukmir Welcomes Your Hate
Murphy’s Law

Leah Vukmir Welcomes Your Hate

Or how to run for U.S. Senate in the land of scorched-earth politics.

African American Business Group Plans Changes

African American Business Group Plans Changes

Black chamber of commerce moving to North Side, building loan fund for small businesses.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Support Wisconsin Workers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Support Wisconsin Workers

The Worker Owned Wealth Act would boost employee ownership, giving workers a seat at the table

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Tomah VA Medical Center Dental Practices
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Tomah VA Medical Center Dental Practices

"Veterans being treated by a dentist at the Tomah VA were put at risk because standards were not followed."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to End DACA Program for Dreamers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding

"I am deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for health insurance outreach and enrollment efforts in 2018"

Another GOP candidate declines to challenge Tammy Baldwin
Press Release

Another GOP candidate declines to challenge Tammy Baldwin

"The weak field of GOP candidates willing to challenge Tammy Baldwin continues to dwindle with Rep. Dale Kooyenga declining to run."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Zablocki VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Practices
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Zablocki VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Practices

Following whistleblower reports, Senator Baldwin pushed for VA IG inspection of opioid prescribing practices at Milwaukee VA facility

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship

Violates his pledge and adopts policy he once condemned to get conservative appointed judge.

After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
Press Release

After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and a group of 23 other Senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security on questions arising from the Trump Administration’s apparent de-emphasis on protecting Americans from domestic terrorism.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process

Bipartisan VA reform now heads to President’s desk to be signed into law

Murphy’s Law: Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker
Murphy’s Law

Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker

Should one billionaire dictate the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships

At Mid-State Technical College, Senator Baldwin unveiled the PARTNERS Act to invest in public-private partnerships for apprenticeships

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Tax Reform Legislation for Manufacturers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Tax Reform Legislation for Manufacturers

At TYRI in Stevens Point, Senator Baldwin unveiled her 21st Century Manufacturing Act to promote investment in research and development

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Following Senator Baldwin’s request, the delayed Brandon Road Study has been made public

SenatorBaldwin Introduces Legislation to Give Wisconsinites the Choice to Buy into Medicare at 55
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SenatorBaldwin Introduces Legislation to Give Wisconsinites the Choice to Buy into Medicare at 55

"Wisconsinites have sent a clear message to Washington that they want us to work across party lines to make health care more affordable, not more costly."

Welcome the Newly Elected Officers of MULYP
Press Release

Welcome the Newly Elected Officers of MULYP

Immediate past-President, Sean Lowe, has been elected as the Central Region Vice President of National Urban League Young Professionals.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on HELP Committee Announcement to Hold Hearings on Stabilizing and Strengthening the Individual Health Insurance Market
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on HELP Committee Announcement to Hold Hearings on Stabilizing and Strengthening the Individual Health Insurance Market

"The people of Wisconsin have sent a clear message that they want us to work across party lines to make things better, not worse."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Community Banks
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Community Banks

Legislation would help Wisconsin banks lend millions to small businesses, first-time homebuyers

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding
Press Release

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding

As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Baldwin helped reverse President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to Wisconsin infrastructure

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin

CDBG funding has helped Wisconsinites communities create jobs, promote local economic growth, and support senior citizens

The Contrarian: Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty
The Contrarian

Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty

Foxconn deal would make him a 10 point favorite if Las Vegas offered odds.

In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare
Press Release

In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare

Planned Parenthood Grassroots Activists Refused to Let Bill Pass

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Health Care Amendment to Protect Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Health Care Amendment to Protect Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

"I’ve heard from Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions who are scared that the protections they have today won’t be there tomorrow if Republicans pass repeal legislation."

Op Ed: Mortgage Data Holds Lenders Accountable
Op Ed

Mortgage Data Holds Lenders Accountable

But federal bills would overthrow Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development

President Trump’s proposed budget cuts would have hurt small towns and rural communities in Wisconsin

Randy Bryce Blasts Speaker Ryan for Inaction on Homeless Veterans
Press Release

Randy Bryce Blasts Speaker Ryan for Inaction on Homeless Veterans

“Wisconsin's veterans need this funding restored immediately”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”

The Made in America Water Infrastructure Act requires that 100 percent American-made iron and steel is used in water infrastructure projects funded by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans

On one-year anniversary of the passage of the Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act, bipartisan veterans appropriations legislation passes committee with full funding for Baldwin reform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DEA to Lower Opioid Quotas to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DEA to Lower Opioid Quotas to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

After years of allowing skyrocketing opioid production, agency last year heeded senators’ call to lower quota

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace

The Trump Administration is causing chaos in the health insurance marketplace by refusing to commit to payments provided by the ACA

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Aim to Protect Consumers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Aim to Protect Consumers

Senators request the administration “exempt rolled can sheet, as well as the primary aluminum and ingot milled into rolled can sheet, food and beverage cans, bottles, lids, and closures, from the investigation prompted by the Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee approves bipartisan legislation, now heads to full Senate for vote

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Opinions split on health care, Russia, other issues

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on CBO Score of Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on CBO Score of Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan

"We should be working together to make things better, not worse..."

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan Days After Senator Baldwin Introduces Legislation Demanding Trump Administration Take the Next Step to Stop the Spread of This Invasive Species
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan

"The people of Wisconsin did not send me to Washington to take people’s health care away."

Another Top Tier Senate Contender Bows Out of Race
Press Release

Another Top Tier Senate Contender Bows Out of Race

AP broke the news that Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch has decided not to enter the GOP primary for U.S. Senate.

Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation
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Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation

"You have promised the American people a ‘Buy American’ trade policy and we would urge you to follow through on this commitment..."

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education
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Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education

The President’s budget cuts core job training programs by 40% in 2018 alone, cuts funding for career and technical education grants

Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?
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Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?

The Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House-passed American Health Care Act would cause premiums in the individual market to rise by an average of 20 percent next year

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

Over 30,000 airplane passengers, including many disabled veterans, filed disability related complaints with airlines last year

Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform Backed by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
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Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform Backed by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

The bipartisan legislation would reform the VA by better protecting whistleblowers and providing the VA Secretary with stronger measures to discipline and hold bad employees accountable.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin

USDA program invested over $556 million in rural Wisconsin communities in 2016

Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations
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Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations

11 countries represented among 250 attendees

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Help Businesses Move <em>Made In Wisconsin</em> Goods to Market
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Help Businesses Move Made In Wisconsin Goods to Market

The Rail Shipper Fairness Act is supported by a broad coalition of Wisconsin farmers, manufacturers and utilities

Op Ed: Action Needed on Student Debt Crisis
Op Ed

Action Needed on Student Debt Crisis

Our proposal provides help. Trump budget makes things worse.

Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform One Step Closer to Senate Passage
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Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform One Step Closer to Senate Passage

Committee on Veterans’ Affairs approves bipartisan legislation, now heads to full Senate for vote

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Exposed
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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Exposed

CNN Reports Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Portions of his Master's Thesis On Homeland Security

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
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Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students

The Working Students Act will allow students that must work while in college to complete their degrees more quickly and with less debt

Where’s Kevin?
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Where’s Kevin?

We Have More Questions Following Kevin Nicholson's Disastrous Interview About His Record of Supporting Democrats

Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference begins Thursday at UWM
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Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference begins Thursday at UWM

More than 20 of the nation's most influential leaders in engineering will speak

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey

"President Trump’s decision to make this move tonight is an attack on the rule of law and raises more questions that demand answers."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans

"It’s time for Washington to respect the hard work of American workers and make sure that the promises made to them are kept."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Highlighting Importance of Net Neutrality to Women Across America
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Highlighting Importance of Net Neutrality to Women Across America

In letter, Senators urge Chairman to reconsider proposal undermining online protections for consumers

Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
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Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act

The bipartisan legislation would establish a national strategy to support family caregivers

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise

Legislation would end tax loophole for hedge fund managers, while Trump plan opens new tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires

Is Sheriff David Clarke Backing Down From Challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin?
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Is Sheriff David Clarke Backing Down From Challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin?

"Sheriff Clarke has tried everything under the sun to increase his profile."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States

Baldwin joins Markey, Rubio, Brown and Capito to help promote the latest in chemical screening devices and scientific support to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support

President Trump last week said he supports the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act “100 percent”

U.S. Senator Baldwin Announces Support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, Pushes Trump Administration to Act on Restrictive Canadian Trade Barriers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $7.5 Million Federal Investment for Wisconsin to Address Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $7.5 Million Federal Investment for Wisconsin to Address Opioid Epidemic

Senator Baldwin led the fight for this funding in Congress and encouraged Governor Walker to apply for the grant

President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation
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President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation

"President Trump supports Senator Tammy Baldwin's legislation to create and retain manufacturing jobs in Wisconsin."

Op Ed: Is Wisconsin Now a Red State?
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Is Wisconsin Now a Red State?

With Ziegler victory, Democrats' decline, state now looks very red.

Engineering research discoveries presented at Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference  May 11-12
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Engineering research discoveries presented at Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference May 11-12

Representatives from federal agencies, industry and academia will share developments in energy, materials, biomedical technologies, water and more.

Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support
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Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support

While Trump has promised a “Buy American, Hire American” policy, he and Speaker Ryan have repeatedly done the opposite.

Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities
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Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities

Millions of rural consumers are still not seeing widespread affordable standalone broadband services

Following Successful Fundraising Quarter, Tammy Baldwin Criss Crossed Wisconsin Talking Jobs, Opioid Crisis, Veterans Choice
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Following Successful Fundraising Quarter, Tammy Baldwin Criss Crossed Wisconsin Talking Jobs, Opioid Crisis, Veterans Choice

Tammy will continue to travel the state, listening to Wisconsinites, and fighting Washington special interests that hurt working families.

Senator Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Release Army Corps Brandon Road Study to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
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Senator Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Release Army Corps Brandon Road Study to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Budget proposal to eliminate all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and delaying actions to address Asian carp only raises further questions about the Administration’s commitment to protecting our Great Lakes

Bipartisan Reform Supported by Senator Baldwin to Fix VA Choice Program Passes Congress
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Bipartisan Reform Supported by Senator Baldwin to Fix VA Choice Program Passes Congress

Legislation to help veterans get the quality care they deserve in their own communities set to become law

Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin
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Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin

‘It Appears the Only Place Theft is Not a Crime is in Ron Johnson’s Republican-controlled U.S. Senate’

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

"The people of Wisconsin want an impartial and independent Supreme Court justice who will make decisions that protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Americans..."

Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans
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Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans

Senate Republicans Poised to Change Longstanding Rules of U.S. Senate to Place Trump Nominated Judge in Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Strengthen Existing Buy America Standards and Create More Jobs at Home
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Strengthen Existing Buy America Standards and Create More Jobs at Home

Recently, the federal government has awarded over $70 billion in contracts to foreign companies that do not manufacture products here in the United States.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring

Fair Chance Act would give returning citizens a second chance

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus

According to reports, Administration presented House Freedom Caucus with detailed plan to throw health care system into chaos in order to win far right’s support

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs

More than 6 million Americans enrolled in health coverage under the ACA are receiving cost-sharing subsidies to help reduce their out of pocket costs and deductibles.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry

“Changes in Washington must work for farmers, not against them.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process

VA appeals process has not been updated since 1933, more than 450,000 appeals are currently pending

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation

Wisconsin manufacturers and workers deserve a solid commitment from Washington on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

TrumpCare Makes It Harder to Fight Opioid Epidemic
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TrumpCare Makes It Harder to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Many people in Wisconsin at risk of losing coverage for substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Voters react to health care changes, Russia, immigration, state issues

Baldwin, Capito Champion Bipartisan Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care
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Baldwin, Capito Champion Bipartisan Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

Bipartisan legislation boosts the health care workforce to help Americans with life-threatening illnesses

Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis

American Health Care Act would jeopardize coverage for 24 million Americans, including 2.8 million suffering from a substance use disorder

Just Call Her ‘D.C. Leah’
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Just Call Her ‘D.C. Leah’

Vukmir Kicks off Senate Campaign with Lobbyists, Elite in DC

U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment
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U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment

Reports surfaced recently that members of the U.S. Marine Corps have been posting nude photos of fellow female service members on an invite-only Facebook Group without their knowledge or consent.

President Trump’s Budget Eliminates Investments in Great Lakes, Tells Governor Walker to Provide Funding
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President Trump’s Budget Eliminates Investments in Great Lakes, Tells Governor Walker to Provide Funding

Senator Baldwin to Governor Walker: “What is your plan to provide the funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative that President Trump’s budget would eliminate?”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education

Numerous career and education groups support the Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act.

Op Ed: Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court
Op Ed

Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court

He favors corporations over people and holds radical views.

Bike Czar: How We Lobbied Congress
Bike Czar

How We Lobbied Congress

Asking officials not to bar states from using transportation funds for bicycling.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge

“Every government contract your administration signs risks sending hardworking Americans’ tax dollars abroad.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter Expressing Concern about Trump Administration’s Reported 97 Percent Cut to Great Lakes Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter Expressing Concern about Trump Administration’s Reported 97 Percent Cut to Great Lakes Funding

'As you begin your tenure as EPA Administrator, we hope that you will continue to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by fully funding this program in the upcoming budget request."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Bipartisan legislation provides support and resources to the millions of caregivers nationwide who provide care for wounded, ill, and injured veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare

"It cuts Medicaid, targets older Americans with higher health costs and puts Medicare on a quicker path to insolvency...

Senators Re-Introduce LifeBOAT Act
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Senators Re-Introduce LifeBOAT Act

The LifeBOAT Act would establish reliable funding to expand access to substance abuse treatment

Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care
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Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care

Baldwin: “Every woman, regardless of where she lives, deserves the freedom to make her own, personal decisions about her health care, her family, and her body.”

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority
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Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority

Both a recent spike and longer-term trends show increases in discrimination, harassment and violence against members of minority communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel

“We need a full, independent, impartial, transparent investigation into all the facts.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard JCCs and Other Faith-Based Community Centers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard JCCs and Other Faith-Based Community Centers

On Monday, Senator Baldwin visited JCC Milwaukee, which has faced multiple bomb threats this year

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Milwaukee Jewish Community Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Milwaukee Jewish Community Center

“When we turn a blind eye to intolerance and discrimination against any community or group, we allow the things that fuel hate crimes to go unchecked.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress

American workers and manufacturers deserve a solid commitment from the President and Congressional Republicans on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Marco Rubio and U.S. Representatives Joe Crowley and Chris Smith Introduce the JUST Act to Help Holocaust Survivors and Families of Holocaust Victims
As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct
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As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct

Thirteen Senators to President Trump: “It is a small price to pay for the unparalleled honor and gravity of your post that you not attempt to capitalize financially on the presidency”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis

In Milwaukee County, overdose deaths involving Fentanyl increased by nearly 500% since 2011

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans

"This proposal offers a commonsense way to streamline the data submission process to VA while giving our veteran student population more resources to succeed in their colleges and universities."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans

Bipartisan reform would require VA to provide benefits to veterans exposed to Agent Orange

Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump
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Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump

Here are the facts you need to know about the Governor's D.C. establishment talking points

Senator Baldwin Calls for Federal Investigations and Swift Action Regarding Hazardous Materials at Wisconsin Barrel Recycling Plants
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Senator Baldwin Calls for Federal Investigations and Swift Action Regarding Hazardous Materials at Wisconsin Barrel Recycling Plants

Chemicals in barrels recycled in Wisconsin neighborhoods may have put workers, families and communities at risk

Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council
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Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council

“We are concerned that the unprecedented elevation of a political operative to the senior leadership of the NSC may compromise the national security decision making process and put American lives at risk at home and abroad.”

Baldwin and Bipartisan Group of Senators Highlight Need for Quality Health Care in Rural America
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Baldwin and Bipartisan Group of Senators Highlight Need for Quality Health Care in Rural America

More than 80 rural hospitals have closed in recent years.

Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up
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Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up

Senators to Sessions: “At stake is the integrity and honesty of our most trusted public officials and the viability of our justice system”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans

The BRAVE Act creates incentives for businesses to employ our veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

"Dr. Shulkin has the experience and qualifications to provide the leadership necessary to get the job done..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access

Chairman Pai recently revoked the recognition of nine companies as providers for a critical program that has helped tens of millions of low-income Americans afford broadband service.

Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies
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Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies

Company stock up dramatically as former Goldman executive Gary Cohn and other Goldman bankers joined Trump Administration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Answers About Outrageous Price Hike For Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Drug
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap

Baldwin joins colleagues in bipartisan call for new FCC Chairman to expand mobile network in rural America

Visa ban protest Thursday
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Visa ban protest Thursday

Academics United: No Visa and Immigration Ban

Baldwin, Warren Call on NEC Director Cohn to Pay Full Taxes on Windfall Payments, Recuse Himself from All Decisions Affecting Goldman Sachs
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Baldwin, Warren Call on NEC Director Cohn to Pay Full Taxes on Windfall Payments, Recuse Himself from All Decisions Affecting Goldman Sachs

Recusal, immediate payment of all taxes would mitigate Cohn's conflicts of interest in new role at NEC

Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis

As states apply for $1 billion in grants made available by 21st Century Cures Act, ACA repeal would pull $5.5 billion away from needed addiction services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

"The American people deserve an independent Supreme Court Justice who will protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Americans..."

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order
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Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order

"The President’s sloppy actions created chaos, disorder and confusion."

Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington
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Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington

Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act would have prohibited golden parachute payouts Trump nominees received

Support for Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act Continues to Grow
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Support for Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act Continues to Grow

Wisconsin Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau join dairy farmers across the state and country in supporting Baldwin’s reform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator

“I cannot support an EPA nominee who refuses to see, and denies, the impact of climate change...”

Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning
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Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning

Goldman Sach’s Gary Cohn cashes in with golden parachute to join Trump Administration

Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee
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Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee

Legislation aids shoreline communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers

In letter to the President Trump, Baldwin highlights taking on unfair trade deals, fighting against outsourcing, establishing Buy America rules and cracking down on China cheating

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services

"Congressman Price’s nomination process has revealed financial dealings that raise serious questions about potential STOCK Act violations."

Following Additional Concerns on Congressman Price’s Financial Transactions, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call For SEC Investigation Into Potential Violations of STOCK Act and Insider Trading Laws
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “Let’s talk about numbers we can all agree on.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “Let’s talk about numbers we can all agree on.”

20 percent of Wisconsin’s public roads and 14 percent of bridges are in need of repair

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation

"Withdrawing from TPP and moving to renegotiate NAFTA are good first steps from President Trump"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education

“Betsy DeVos lacks the public education experience qualifications for this job and she would not rule out defunding public schools.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Her Support of General James Mattis’ Nomination to be Secretary of Defense and General John Kelly’s Nomination to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Op Ed: Democrats Must Change Strategy
Op Ed

Democrats Must Change Strategy

Stop bashing Walker and start addressing issues like taxes.

Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP
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Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP

Senators hold President-elect Trump accountable to American workers

Senators Baldwin, Franken, Warren: Delay Tom Price Hearing Until Ethics Concerns are Investigated & Resolved
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Senators Baldwin, Franken, Warren: Delay Tom Price Hearing Until Ethics Concerns are Investigated & Resolved

Senators press Health Committee Chairman to postpone Congressman Price’s hearing to become HHS Secretary until questionable stock trading while in office is fully investigated

Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin
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Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin

Turnout was large in all the rallies.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning

Secretary of the Army awards decoration to those who provide distinguished service and make substantial contributions to the accomplishment of the Army's missions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Young Wisconsinites to Discuss Republican Plan to Take Away Affordable Health Care for Young Students and Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Young Wisconsinites to Discuss Republican Plan to Take Away Affordable Health Care for Young Students and Workers

“I’m proud to champion a reform that allows young people to stay on their parents’ insurance until age 26”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose Senator Jeff Sessions’ Nomination for U.S. Attorney General
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose Senator Jeff Sessions’ Nomination for U.S. Attorney General

"After meeting with Senator Sessions, I cannot support his confirmation to be our next Attorney General"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act fights back against non-dairy products that are mislabeled as milk, yogurt and cheese

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation

"I am very pleased that Ms. Chao stated her commitment and the Trump Administration’s commitment to strong ‘Buy America’ standards. "

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Oppose Legislation that Would Make Young Americans Sick Again
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Oppose Legislation that Would Make Young Americans Sick Again

Amendment to budget resolution would protect the Affordable Care Act reform that allows young people to stay on their parents’ health plan until age 26

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Disclosure of Trump Cabinet Nominees’ Golden Parachute Bonus Payouts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Disclosure of Trump Cabinet Nominees’ Golden Parachute Bonus Payouts

“The American people cannot afford to have industry insiders writing their own rules to make a rigged system worse.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit

“Let’s not use this fast-track process to add to our deficit.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Protect Medicare and Medicaid
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Protect Medicare and Medicaid

Amendment to budget resolution would block major changes to critical safety net programs without transparency and debate in Congress

The State of Politics: Why Ziegler Has No Opponent
The State of Politics

Why Ziegler Has No Opponent

Overwhelming dark money advantage and Democratic fatigue are factors.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest

Senators also reiterate their demand for Trump to comply with Constitution's Emoluments Clause

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors

Legislation would help cut costs for nearly 41 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D and boost Medicare savings

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President-Elect Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Return
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Issue Statement on Exxon-Mobil Payout Deal for Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressional Republicans’ Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressional Republicans’ Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

“This is the first step towards higher costs, fewer people with health insurance coverage, and more uncertainty for American families.”

Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration
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Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration

Legislation would curb little-known tax loophole that allows appointees to delay their tax bills

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Bipartisan Senate Select Committee Investigation of Russian Interference in 2016 Election
The State of Politics: 11 Predictions for 2017 Politics
The State of Politics

11 Predictions for 2017 Politics

Scott Fitzgerald gets Trump appointment, redistricting is upheld and more.

Murphy’s Law: Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan

Baldwin plan echoed Trump’s doctrine, got killed by lobbyists for foreign companies.

In Letter to Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages Action on Newly Available Federal Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic
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In Letter to Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages Action on Newly Available Federal Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic

Major legislation signed into law this month includes $1 billion in funding championed by Senator Baldwin for states to address opioid epidemic

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Committee Appointments for New Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Committee Appointments for New Senate

Senator Baldwin will continue to serve on Appropriations and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), will join Commerce Committee in January

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks

“Russia’s interference in our elections cannot be dismissed or ignored.”

Murphy’s Law: Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?
Murphy’s Law

Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?

Wisconsin could loom large in Trump’s effort to save manufacturing jobs.

After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings
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After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings

Senators: “Whether the President of the United States makes decisions about potential trade agreements or sending troops into war, the American people need to know that the President is acting in their best interest.”

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
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Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

Senators press President-Elect Trump to live up to his campaign promises and reject any cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill
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Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill

Congress authorizes $1.5 billion in Great Lakes restoration over five years, funding for Flint, Mich., to replace lead pipes to restore clean drinking water.

Op-Ed: Trump Silent on Buy America Bill
Op-Ed

Trump Silent on Buy America Bill

Baldwin proposes that federal water bill require American products, Republicans resist, Trump says nothing.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Veterans Reform Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Veterans Reform Bill

The measure now comes to the Senate for a vote.

Murphy’s Law: State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower
Murphy’s Law

State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower

Yes, they’re at a historic low. But things could get worse.

It Shouldn’t Take a Christmas Miracle for Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job and Approve Judicial Nominee He Supports
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It Shouldn’t Take a Christmas Miracle for Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job and Approve Judicial Nominee He Supports

Will Johnson Deliver a Judge or a Lump of Coal to Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals?

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Sherrod Brown and Bob Casey Introducing ‘Buy America’ Amendment to Water Infrastructure Bill, Call on Republican Leaders to Take Action
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Sherrod Brown and Bob Casey Introducing ‘Buy America’ Amendment to Water Infrastructure Bill, Call on Republican Leaders to Take Action

Republican House leadership removed the Buy America reform, which previously passed the Senate by 95-3

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill

“By removing my Buy America standard, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are embracing the status-quo in Washington.”

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director

Jason Sidener to be the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's next Executive Director.

Op-Ed: 9/11 Lawsuit Law Could Hurt Veterans
Op-Ed

9/11 Lawsuit Law Could Hurt Veterans

Allowing suits against Saudi Arabia may cause counter suits of U.S. and its military vets.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Unanimously Passes the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Unanimously Passes the Senate

Legislation aids Great Lakes communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Reform to Increase Access to High Quality Health Care in Rural Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Reform to Increase Access to High Quality Health Care in Rural Wisconsin

Rural communities in Wisconsin and across the country face many challenges in accessing high-quality health care.

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Investigation finds seven widely prescribed drugs rose by 29% to 5241% in recent years!

Data Wonk: Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?
Data Wonk

Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?

Identity politics failed. Democrats need policies that help all, regardless of race, region.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Ed Markey, and Joe Donnelly Call for Investments to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Act
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Ed Markey, and Joe Donnelly Call for Investments to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Act

In the letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid, the Senators stressed the need to provide immediate funding to address the opioid epidemic.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Mayor Tom Barrett Announces $6 Million for Workforce Development to Employ Milwaukee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Mayor Tom Barrett Announces $6 Million for Workforce Development to Employ Milwaukee

The funds will be used to train 1,430 individuals, and coordinate regional planning to attract and retain businesses.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President-Elect Trump to Keep His Promise to Make Washington Work for Wisconsin, Not Wall Street
The State of Politics: The Incredible Decline of Democrats
The State of Politics

The Incredible Decline of Democrats

GOP soared, Democrats floored, in state vote. Dem decline since 2010 is stunning.

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Urge the Surface Transportation Board to Take Action to Increase Competition and Ensure Fair Treatment for Shippers
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Urge the Surface Transportation Board to Take Action to Increase Competition and Ensure Fair Treatment for Shippers

Substantial consolidation in the railroad industry has put shippers at a disadvantage and led to a rapid increase in freight rail rates

Senator Baldwin Stands with American Steelworkers, Urges Rejection of Proposed Chinese Purchase of U.S. Aluminum Producer
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Senator Baldwin Stands with American Steelworkers, Urges Rejection of Proposed Chinese Purchase of U.S. Aluminum Producer

Purchase threatens U.S. national security, risks transfer of sensitive R&D

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Discusses Stronger Way Act at Heartland Alliance National Conference
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Discusses Stronger Way Act at Heartland Alliance National Conference

Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act offers real solutions to reward work.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Wisconsin

“Apprenticeship initiatives are one of the most effective vehicles for responding to the workforce readiness needs of business and industry,” said Senator Baldwin.

Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric
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Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric

"It is time for all leaders to reject Donald Trump once and for all, and to denounce his long record of hurtful and abusive behavior," said Tom Nelson.

Plenty of Horne: Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?
Plenty of Horne

Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?

Insiders say he's retiring, could target Clarke. And Charlie Sykes won't run for Senate.

Dane County Bets Big on Bikes

Dane County Bets Big on Bikes

2017 budget includes three new trail projects, 25 miles of bike lanes.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to Get the Job Done on Wisconsin’s Longstanding Rape Kit Backlog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to Get the Job Done on Wisconsin’s Longstanding Rape Kit Backlog

More than one year after Wisconsin Justice Department received federal investments, reports show state still has 6,000 kit backlog

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront
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Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront

More Than 515,000 Would Benefit from Refinance Plan

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security Offices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security Offices

For the past year, Baldwin has worked on behalf of whistleblowers and raised questions about wrongdoing, harassment and retaliation

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin

Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 42 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup.

One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard
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One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard

At StudentLoanVoter.org, Wisconsin Voters Can Find Out Who Is, And Who Isn’t, Supporting Common Sense Reforms to Reduce Burden on Student Loan Borrowers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act

National reform will support Wisconsin, which ranks last nationally in startup activity and entrepreneurship growth

U.S. Senate Republican Delays in Confirming Judges Deny Justice
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U.S. Senate Republican Delays in Confirming Judges Deny Justice

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Advocates in Calling for Action to Fill U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Judicial Vacancies

Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns
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Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns

Last week’s report offers a disturbing preview of the foreign entanglements that could influence Donald Trump.

We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure
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We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure

Senators now call on ED to “use its existing legal authority” to increase total debt relief and support available to former ITT Tech students

Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases
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Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases

The bipartisan and bicameral FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs

Senator Johnson Still Refuses to Do His Job and Vote on Critical Court Vacancies
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Senator Johnson Still Refuses to Do His Job and Vote on Critical Court Vacancies

For more than 2,300 days he’s stonewalled any effort to confirm a new justice to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant
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‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant

But Still No Answers From Sen Johnson, Ph.D. in Washington D.C. Doublespeak

Plenty of Horne: Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here
Plenty of Horne

Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here

A big turnout of American and Mexican politicians with "Trumpism" in the air.

Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program
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Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance program allows company to increase drug prices while passing costs onto insurance companies and consumers

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

18 states require them, 85% of state residents support them, but Walker, GOP resist.

What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?
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What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?

Scott Walker + ITT Tech, Ron Johnson + Globe University & of Course, Trump University

Young Workers Building Homes in Walker Square

Young Workers Building Homes in Walker Square

Milwaukee Christian Center program employs adults aged 18-24, and has built 14 new homes.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Calling on Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Returns
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Grant for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Educational Opportunity Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Grant for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Educational Opportunity Center

$236,900 in TRIO funding will help expand opportunity for disadvantaged and underrepresented students

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $800,000 from the EPA for Great Lakes Restoration
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $800,000 from the EPA for Great Lakes Restoration

The five communities awarded grants were Algoma, Ashland, Manitowoc, Two Rivers and Wind Point.

Can Tammy Baldwin’s Proposal Reduce Poverty?

Can Tammy Baldwin’s Proposal Reduce Poverty?

Legislation to reform federal programs based on Milwaukee’s problems and expertise.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Investments from Washington to Fight Wisconsin’s Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Investments from Washington to Fight Wisconsin’s Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

“It’s time for Washington to act by providing funding for prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.”

District Attorney John Chisholm earns support of community leaders, elected officials, labor unions, citizen organizations, and law enforcement groups
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District Attorney John Chisholm earns support of community leaders, elected officials, labor unions, citizen organizations, and law enforcement groups

Chisholm, a veteran of the United States Army, was first elected in 2006 after serving 12 years as an assistant prosecutor, including leading the gun unit.

Veterans’ Organizations Announce Support for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for Veterans
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Veterans’ Organizations Announce Support for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for Veterans

The bipartisan BRAVE Act receives support for creating incentives for businesses to employ our veterans

Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses DA John Chisholm
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Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses DA John Chisholm

Under Chisholm’s leadership, the office of the District Attorney has a 95% conviction rate in homicide cases.

Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act
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Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

Bold legislation to fight poverty with real solutions garners support from leaders in Wisconsin and across the country

Plenty of Horne: The John Chisholm Road Show
Plenty of Horne

The John Chisholm Road Show

He discusses his handling of crime, staff turnover and that "partisan witch hunt."

Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention
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Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Tens of Millions of Borrowers Would Get Immediate Relief from Plan Championed by Speakers Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin

President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law
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President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law

VA reforms from Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act become law

After Request from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.75 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in Northern Wisconsin
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After Request from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.75 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in Northern Wisconsin

After devastating flooding, Senator Baldwin toured northern Wisconsin communities to help coordinate emergency response to the disaster

Hamilton applauds Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act legislation
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Hamilton applauds Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act legislation

Statement from Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton July 15, 2016

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce Bold Legislation to Fight Poverty with Real Solutions
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce Bold Legislation to Fight Poverty with Real Solutions

A national partnership to support transitional jobs programs, tax reforms that make work pay

Homeland Security Measures Supported by Senator Baldwin Pass Senate and Move to the President’s Desk
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Homeland Security Measures Supported by Senator Baldwin Pass Senate and Move to the President’s Desk

Common sense security measures will help keep Americans safe

MacIver Institute Joins National Coalition in Defense of Free Speech
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MacIver Institute Joins National Coalition in Defense of Free Speech

The effort of these 19 Senators to stifle the First Amendment rights of their political adversaries is breathtaking and should infuriate every American citizen,” said Brett Healy, president of the MacIver Institute.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Higher Education Leaders to Implement Policies That Will Allow Students to Receive Their Financial Aid Packages Sooner
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Higher Education Leaders to Implement Policies That Will Allow Students to Receive Their Financial Aid Packages Sooner

“Early FAFSA” will help millions of families make informed decisions about higher education and potentially increase college enrollment and completion.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act continues to move forward after being approved by House and Senate Conference Committee this week

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization

The provision would strengthen security, especially in non-secure "soft" target areas at airports, like check-in and baggage claim areas.

On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
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On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus

New campus safety data suggests substantial underreporting of sexual violence by schools: out of 11,600 measured in 2014, 91% reported having no incidents

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act

Baldwin’s Buy American reform helps ensure drinking water infrastructure is built with American made iron and steel

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections

Vance v. Ball State University has made it more difficult for workers to receive justice when they are harassed by their supervisors at work

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On House Democrats’ Sit-In
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On House Democrats’ Sit-In

"I applaud Wisconsin leaders like Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. Ron Kind, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin for common-sense solutions to prevent tragedies like the recent mass shooting in Orlando."

U.S. Senator TamBaldwin Announces Support for Bipartisan Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorists, Make America Safer
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U.S. Senator TamBaldwin Announces Support for Bipartisan Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorists, Make America Safer

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senator Susan Collins will prevent those on No Fly List or the Selectee List from purchasing firearms

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold

The coverage of Russ Feingold suggests they’ve truly become a Republican newspaper.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Majority Leader McConnell to Schedule Floor Vote on Longest Standing Federal Circuit Court Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Majority Leader McConnell to Schedule Floor Vote on Longest Standing Federal Circuit Court Vacancy

Don Schott’s nomination to 7th Circuit Court was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee with strong bipartisan vote, now awaits a floor vote

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban

In light of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, 24 Senators join letter urging FDA to develop better blood donation policies based on individual risk

Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ legislation passes Senate
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Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ legislation passes Senate

Provision would strengthen U.S. engineering programs to meet 21st century manufacturing demands

Op-Ed: How to Combat Mass Incarceration
Op-Ed

How to Combat Mass Incarceration

Federal bill would reform system. Sen. Baldwin supports it. Will Sen. Johnson?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Protect Veterans from Identity Theft
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Protect Veterans from Identity Theft

“Our veterans should never be put at risk of identity theft with information that they have entrusted to the VA.”

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading

Majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Renewed Congressional Effort to Close “Terror Gap”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Renewed Congressional Effort to Close “Terror Gap”

“Congress must act to close the terrorist gun loophole by giving the FBI the authority to block gun sales to potential terrorists.”

In Wake of Orlando Shooting, Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Banning Those Convicted of Hate Crimes From Owning Guns
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In Wake of Orlando Shooting, Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Banning Those Convicted of Hate Crimes From Owning Guns

"Following the horrific tragedy in Orlando, we must come to terms with the fact that thoughts and prayers are not enough."

U.S. Senator Baldwin, U.S. Representatives Quigley and Lee Statement on Blood Donor Ban in Light of Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooting
Weekly Happy Hour: This is It! Has Daily Discounts
Weekly Happy Hour

This is It! Has Daily Discounts

City’s longest running gay bar has great drink specials seven days a week.

You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!
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You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!

PrideFest celebrates community heroes Friday, June 10

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas

"I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Student Tax Relief Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Student Tax Relief Act

Legislative reform would protect defrauded students from being taxed on their forgiven loans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez’s Announcement of Investment to Grow Apprenticeship Programs in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez’s Announcement of Investment to Grow Apprenticeship Programs in Wisconsin

Baldwin and Perez visit Milwaukee Area Technical College today to highlight the role that apprenticeships play in strengthening the workforce and economic development in the Milwaukee area

Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
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Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act

The LifeBOAT Act would establish reliable funding to expand access to substance abuse treatment

Bipartisan VA Reform Passes Senate, Prevents Doctors Once Fired or Suspended by VA from Treating Veterans
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Bipartisan VA Reform Passes Senate, Prevents Doctors Once Fired or Suspended by VA from Treating Veterans

Bipartisan amendment authored by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jerry Moran and Thom Tillis closes loophole

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus

Yesterday, the first Zika virus case in Wisconsin was confirmed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Advance Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Advance Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus

More than 1,200 Americans have been infected with the Zika virus, including over 100 pregnant women, in 40 states, Washington, D.C., and 3 U.S. Territories.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Call for Action on Export-Import Bank Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Call for Action on Export-Import Bank Vacancy

WMC President and CEO Kurt Bauer joins Senator Baldwin in urging advancement of bipartisan nomination to Ex-Im Bank Board

Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ Legislation Passes Senate Committee
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Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ Legislation Passes Senate Committee

Provision would strengthen U.S. engineering programs to meet 21st century manufacturing demands

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Investments in Water Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Investments in Water Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency

“I am proud to fight for smart investments to build a strong Made in Wisconsin economy.”

Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes the Senate
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Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes the Senate

Improves training & support for first responders to respond to incidents such as oil train derailments in Wisconsin & across the country

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Snap-on in Kenosha with Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk and AFT President Randi Weingarten
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Snap-on in Kenosha with Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk and AFT President Randi Weingarten

Tour of Innovations Works facility highlighted nationally-recognized education and job training partnership between Snap-on and Gateway Technical College

Op-Ed: State Could Still Get Medicaid Dollars
Op-Ed

State Could Still Get Medicaid Dollars

Would substitute for state spending, yielding millions for schools, roads, UW System.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Treasury Department’s Decision to Reject Deep Pension Cuts for Workers and Retirees
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Treasury Department’s Decision to Reject Deep Pension Cuts for Workers and Retirees

Senator Baldwin joined Wisconsinites in calling for rejection of Central States Pension Fund application to destroy retirement security for working families

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues to Highlight the Need for Washington to Act on Opioid Addiction
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues to Highlight the Need for Washington to Act on Opioid Addiction

“It’s time to act immediately to supply emergency funding for prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.”

Tainted Water: Bacteria Taints State’s Drinking Water
Tainted Water

Bacteria Taints State’s Drinking Water

169,00 households served by private wells that tested positive for coliform bacteria.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Invest in Fight Against Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Invest in Fight Against Zika Virus

“We must take steps to prevent, detect, and respond to the Zika virus.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee

Bill aids shoreline communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers

Credit for Caring Act would provide up to a $3,000 nonrefundable tax credit to working family caregivers

Senator Johnson’s Refusal to do His Job Started the Day He Took Office
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Senator Johnson’s Refusal to do His Job Started the Day He Took Office

It’s the height of hypocrisy that Johnson is campaigning to reduce bureaucratic red tape as he personally creates more delays and backlogs.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Energy Reforms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Energy Reforms

Wisconsin energy leaders praise Baldwin’s bipartisan provisions included in bill

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation

Bill would ensure equal level of federal matching funds for states expanding Medicaid after 2014

3 Questions for Sen. Johnson at Tomorrow’s Opioid Field Hearing
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3 Questions for Sen. Johnson at Tomorrow’s Opioid Field Hearing

Johnson has a well-documented record of failure when it comes to offering real solutions to Wisconsin’s families on this tragedy.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Judiciary Committee Action on Nation’s Longest Standing Federal Court Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Judiciary Committee Action on Nation’s Longest Standing Federal Court Vacancy

Nominee earned bipartisan, majority support from Wisconsin Judicial Commission and support from both Wisconsin Senators

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Make Naloxone Rescue Kits More Affordable and Accessible for Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Make Naloxone Rescue Kits More Affordable and Accessible for Veterans

Enhances veteran safety by eliminating copayments for naloxone rescue kits and education

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

Bipartisan bill boosts the healthcare workforce to help Americans with life-threatening illnesses

Bipartisan Reform Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
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Bipartisan Reform Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

Businesses in Wisconsin and across the country support Baldwin’s bipartisan Defend Trade Secrets Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Students at UWM to Discuss New College Affordability Reform Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Students at UWM to Discuss New College Affordability Reform Legislation

Roundtable with students and graduates addressed student loan debt crisis and the In The Red Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan Call on Governor Walker to Immediately Restore Food Assistance to Thousands of Wisconsinites
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan Call on Governor Walker to Immediately Restore Food Assistance to Thousands of Wisconsinites

“We must continue to support opportunities to lift people up and out of poverty and ensure that our jobs training programs are truly working”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senators Kaine, Portman and Capito to Introduce Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senators Kaine, Portman and Capito to Introduce Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Legislation

CTE Excellence and Equity Act will support re-designing the high school experience by making courses more relevant to students’ future careers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court

“In the spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation, I would encourage my Republican colleagues to give Judge Garland fair consideration.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Reform Legislation on College Affordability
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Reform Legislation on College Affordability

Bill would allow refinancing of student loans, strengthen Pell Grants, make a new investment in community college and is paid for by closing special interest tax loopholes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies Receives Strong Support
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies Receives Strong Support

The Water Council: “An important and critical step in fostering new, innovative procedures and products in the marketplace and in communities that would help address these tremendous national challenges.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies

Wisconsin is leading the development of new solutions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $1.7 Million to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $1.7 Million to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin

Major investment will help health centers in Wisconsin better address opioid use disorders

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “The American people deserve a full and functioning Supreme Court – not an empty seat on the highest court in the land.”
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Approval of Bipartisan Reforms to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Approval of Bipartisan Reforms to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Calls on Senate GOP to end obstruction of desperately needed emergency funding

3 Years Later: Ron Johnson’s Vote Against the Violence Against Women Act is Remembered
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3 Years Later: Ron Johnson’s Vote Against the Violence Against Women Act is Remembered

In 2012 and 2013 Ron Johnson voted against the reauthorization of VAWA.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding

HELP Committee Democrats Call on Republicans to Commit to Reliable Investments in Lifesaving Biomedical Science at NIH, FDA

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Restore the United States Supreme Court and 7th Circuit Court to Full Strength
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Restore the United States Supreme Court and 7th Circuit Court to Full Strength

“It's the constitutional duty of the President to select a Supreme Court nominee and the Senate has the responsibility to give that nominee fair consideration with a hearing and a vote.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on GOP Obstruction of Investment to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on GOP Obstruction of Investment to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Senate Republicans block proposal that invests in prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Investment in Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Investment in Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Opioid abuse and drug overdose deaths in Wisconsin growing at an alarming rate

Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist
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Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist

Johnson Spent Entire Term Blocking 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Elijah Cummings Introduce Legislation to Hold Wall Street Accountable
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Elijah Cummings Introduce Legislation to Hold Wall Street Accountable

WARN Act will expand protections for Wall Street whistleblowers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Fight Opioid Addiction from Prevention to Recovery
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Fight Opioid Addiction from Prevention to Recovery

Opioids contributed to 45 percent of the 843 Wisconsin drug overdose deaths in 2013

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Congratulates Milwaukee on Winning the White House Healthy Communities Challenge
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Congratulates Milwaukee on Winning the White House Healthy Communities Challenge

Milwaukee won the White House Healthy Communities Challenge with over 38,000 people in the Milwaukee area newly selecting a plan through the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Conference Report
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Conference Report

“I believe this legislation falls far short in taking on China’s currency manipulation and that is why I voted against cloture.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse

Opioids contributed to 45 percent of the 843 Wisconsin drug overdose deaths in 2013

Op-Ed: Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt
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Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt

97 percent of student loan borrowers would not be helped by governor's plan.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “We must prepare for the unthinkable.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “We must prepare for the unthinkable.”

Baldwin calls for federal government action to assist first responders in their tireless efforts to respond to emergency situations and keep Americans safe

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressman Reid Ribble’s Announcement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressman Reid Ribble’s Announcement

“I appreciate Reid's public service and willingness to work across party lines and wish him and his family all the best as he moves forward.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Competitiveness Caucus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Competitiveness Caucus

Highlights Made in Wisconsin Partnership between Snap-On and Gateway Tech on Workforce Readiness

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Funding of Gun Violence Research Agenda
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Funding of Gun Violence Research Agenda

Every year, more than 32,000 people in the United States die from gun violence

Dems urge action to close health coverage gap
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Dems urge action to close health coverage gap

“The Affordable Care Act is here to stay and we need to do everything we can to take advantage of the opportunities it provides to hardworking families in Wisconsin.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Governor Walker to Provide Update on Wisconsinites He Dropped from BadgerCare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Governor Walker to Provide Update on Wisconsinites He Dropped from BadgerCare

Walker plan created a coverage gap and in 2014, resulted in 27,000 likely uninsured

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Swift Senate Action on 7th Circuit Court Nomination of Don Schott
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Swift Senate Action on 7th Circuit Court Nomination of Don Schott

Longest-standing federal court vacancy in the country nearly six years old

The State of Politics: Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015
The State of Politics

Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015

Walker and Republican legislators dominate this year's top political stories in Wisconsin.

Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans
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Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several bipartisan provisions for Wisconsin veterans and their families

Bipartisan Chemical Safety Reform Legislation Supported by Senator Baldwin Moving Forward
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Bipartisan Chemical Safety Reform Legislation Supported by Senator Baldwin Moving Forward

Bill to overhaul the nation's broken chemical safety law clears Senate, heads back to House for approval

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions “Made in America” Policy for Wisconsin Shipbuilding Suppliers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions “Made in America” Policy for Wisconsin Shipbuilding Suppliers

This provision will help ensure a level playing field for Beloit, Wisconsin-based Fairbanks Morse Engine, which has been a key supplier of superior-performance and best-value diesel engines to the U.S. Navy for decades.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Omnibus Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Omnibus Bill

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several significant provisions for the state of Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bill to Make Permanent Critical Tax Breaks for Wisconsin Families and Students
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bill to Make Permanent Critical Tax Breaks for Wisconsin Families and Students

Wisconsin families who benefit from these tax credits could have lost an average of $1,100 per year if they had expired.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Obama to Reject Harmful Plan to Reduce LCS Program
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Obama to Reject Harmful Plan to Reduce LCS Program

“I am deeply troubled by Secretary Carter’s recent directive to reduce the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship and Frigate purchases – programs that the Navy strongly supports.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on 2-Year, Bipartisan Perkins Extension Heading to the President’s Desk to Become Law
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Purple Heart Award for Wisconsin Native Sergeant Carson Holmquist
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Purple Heart Award for Wisconsin Native Sergeant Carson Holmquist

“The bravery and service of Wisconsin native Marine Sergeant Carson Holmquist will never be forgotten.”

Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People
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Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People

Authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for one year.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Immediately Require Social Media Background Checks as Part of Screening Process for all Foreigners Seeking American Visas
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Immediately Require Social Media Background Checks as Part of Screening Process for all Foreigners Seeking American Visas

We write to express our deep concern regarding reports that critical background information of individuals participating in American visa programs has been largely omitted from the visa security screening process.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Order to Resume JTLV Production at Oshkosh Defense
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Order to Resume JTLV Production at Oshkosh Defense

Oshkosh Defense can resume progress on the $6.7 billion contract to construct nearly 17,000 vehicles.

Governor Walker’s $1 Billion “Missed Opportunity”
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Governor Walker’s $1 Billion “Missed Opportunity”

Nonpartisan Wisconsin agency estimates taxpayers could have saved over $1 billion through BadgerCare expansion

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Waterfront Revitalization Legislation Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Waterfront Revitalization Legislation Moves Forward

Supports local efforts to revive Wisconsin waterfronts and promote economic development

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk

Major education bill to rewrite “No Child Left Behind” includes several Baldwin-authored provisions to streamline testing, improve technology in the classroom, and strengthen career and technical education

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate

More than 50 national and state advocacy groups have joined in support of bipartisan legislation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Strongly Supports Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Strongly Supports Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

After Republican Opposition and Wisconsin Job Loss, Senate Passes Legislation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk

Baldwin thanks Wisconsin advocates, first responders, local officials, and concerned citizens for input and efforts on reforms.

Baldwin, Murphy Letter Prompts Army Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders
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Baldwin, Murphy Letter Prompts Army Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders

Baldwin, Murphy led 10 senators in calling for investigation after allegations that more than 22,000 soldiers diagnosed with mental health disorders were dismissed for misconduct

Pay for Business Tax Cuts by Closing Loopholes that Benefit Hedge Funds and Corporate CEOs
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Pay for Business Tax Cuts by Closing Loopholes that Benefit Hedge Funds and Corporate CEOs

Baldwin, Reed, King, Warren, Whitehouse Call for Tax Fairness

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Included in Final Bipartisan Transportation Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Included in Final Bipartisan Transportation Legislation

Baldwin provisions improve safety, transparency, and better communication between the railroads and local communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Strengthen Security of Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Strengthen Security of Visa Waiver Program

“In the aftermath of the Paris attacks we need to keep our eye on the enemy and prevent terrorists from entering the United States.”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Digital Coast Act to Aid Shoreline Communities
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Digital Coast Act to Aid Shoreline Communities

Bill Delivers Next Generation Coastal Information for Improved Water Resource Management, Disaster Response, Long-Term Planning and Restoration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing VA Patient Protection Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing VA Patient Protection Act

Bill Forces VA to Address Reports of Patient Abuse, Punish Those Who Retaliate Against Whistleblowers; Bill Protects VA Employees Who Protect Veterans

Support Grows for Bipartisan Baldwin Effort to Save Perkins Program
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Support Grows for Bipartisan Baldwin Effort to Save Perkins Program

Letter signed by 53 organizations and 535 colleges and universities calls on congressional leaders to pass one-year extension of critical student loan program

24 Senators Urge White House to take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
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24 Senators Urge White House to take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Urges President Obama to take “executive action that could save lives”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act Moves Forward

More than 50 national and state advocacy groups have joined in support of bipartisan legislation.

Op-Ed: Trains Carrying Oil Endanger Us
Op-Ed

Trains Carrying Oil Endanger Us

Oil train traffic has risen 5000% and often relies on crumbling train bridges.

Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation
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Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practices

Barca, Lassa Invite Bipartisan Support for WEDC Replacement
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Barca, Lassa Invite Bipartisan Support for WEDC Replacement

Speaker Vos Agrees State Needs New Model for Jobs Agency

U.S. Senator Baldwin Calls for Conference Committee to Take Action on Rail Safety Reforms
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U.S. Senator Baldwin Calls for Conference Committee to Take Action on Rail Safety Reforms

Baldwin provisions would significantly improve transparency and safety in communities along oil train routes

Baldwin, Blumenthal Call for VA Inspector General Investigation into Security of Veterans’ Personal Information
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Baldwin, Blumenthal Call for VA Inspector General Investigation into Security of Veterans’ Personal Information

“While this particular incident occurred in Wisconsin, we believe the issue is one of national importance and request that you conduct a system-wide review of the Department’s practice,” the Senators wrote.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Full Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Full Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders

Senators’ request comes after allegations that more than 22,000 soldiers have been dismissed for misconduct after mental health disorder diagnosis

Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans
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Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans

Without legislation, Social Security recipients, veterans face rare, zero cost-of-living increase in 2016

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Administration Announcement Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Administration Announcement Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment

Baldwin joined bipartisan effort in May calling on President Obama to “Ban the Box”

Baldwin Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort Urging Robust Education Technology Funding in ESEA
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Baldwin Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort Urging Robust Education Technology Funding in ESEA

The bicameral and bipartisan letter asks ESEA conferees to include robust support in their bill for “education technology and technology-specific educator professional development, preferably through a stand-alone program.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative

Milwaukee non-profit supports Baldwin-sponsored Homeless Veterans Welcome Home Act

Baldwin, Casey, Brown Take Action Against Childhood Poverty
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Baldwin, Casey, Brown Take Action Against Childhood Poverty

Wisconsin’s child poverty rate ranks 21st in the nation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Budget
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Budget

"This bipartisan budget agreement is far from perfect but it can provide some much needed certainty for our economy by preventing the ongoing Republican threats of a government default and shutdown."

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant
Plenty of Horne

City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

City wins TIGER grant after "a brutal competition" where demand for transit dollars greatly exceeded the sums appropriated.

Baldwin, Collins, Casey, Portman Lead Majority of Senate in Bipartisan Effort to Save Student Loan Program
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Baldwin, Collins, Casey, Portman Lead Majority of Senate in Bipartisan Effort to Save Student Loan Program

Critical lifeline for low-income students expired on September 30

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds USDA Investment in Wisconsin Energy Projects
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds USDA Investment in Wisconsin Energy Projects

Nearly $1.5 million investment will support solar and other renewable energy projects to create jobs and promote energy independence

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Obama Administration Efforts to Reduce Over-Testing in Schools
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Obama Administration Efforts to Reduce Over-Testing in Schools

“I applaud this commonsense move from the Administration that I am hopeful will gives states and schools the tools and resources to reduce unnecessary assessments, especially by targeting redundant and low-quality tests.”

Milwaukee to Receive $14.2 Million Grant for Streetcar Extension
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Milwaukee to Receive $14.2 Million Grant for Streetcar Extension

Lakefront Line will Connect Phase 1 Route to Major Attractions, New Developments

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line

Baldwin Helped Secure TIGER Grant Investment from U.S. Department of Transportation

236,000 Wisconsinites to Face Massive Medicare Premium Hike Unless Congress Acts
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236,000 Wisconsinites to Face Massive Medicare Premium Hike Unless Congress Acts

Baldwin bill would prevent premium hike and keep financial burden off states

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Prevent Spike in Medicare Premiums
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Prevent Spike in Medicare Premiums

Medicare Part B Premiums and Deductibles Set for Dramatic Rise Next Year without Congressional Action

Murphy’s Law: Chris Larson’s War Against Abele
Murphy’s Law

Chris Larson’s War Against Abele

State senator running for county executive blasts Abele with personal attacks, will divide Democrats.

Local Officials, Stakeholders Praise Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuary Designation, Baldwin Efforts
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Local Officials, Stakeholders Praise Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuary Designation, Baldwin Efforts

Baldwin Has Long Championed Efforts to Protect and Preserve Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Announcement of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Announcement of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

“The people of Wisconsin deserve more than the same failed promises from unfair trade deals that lead to job losses.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuaries Designation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuaries Designation

Baldwin Has Long Championed Efforts to Protect and Preserve Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

After nine tumultuous months, Mark Mone formally installed as UWM chancellor
Statement from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on the Passing of Marty Beil
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Statement from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on the Passing of Marty Beil

Marty Beil, one of Wisconsin’s most influential and memorable labor leaders, died peacefully last night at his home in Mazomanie.

House Inaction on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Costing Wisconsin Jobs
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House Inaction on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Costing Wisconsin Jobs

GE Power & Water announces plans to stop manufacturing gas engines in Wisconsin.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”

Baldwin to Advance Reforms Extending Whistleblower Protections

Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Harbor

Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Harbor

Senator Baldwin was promoting legislation to help communities develop revitalization plans for waterfronts.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Awards Wisconsin $939,768 per year to advance prevention

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds President Obama’s Call to End Carried Interest Loophole
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds President Obama’s Call to End Carried Interest Loophole

In June, Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Introduced Bill to Repeal Carried Interest Loophole

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Announcement on Simplified Financial Aid Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Announcement on Simplified Financial Aid Process

After Baldwin Calls for Change, President Obama Takes Action to Streamline Disjointed FAFSA Timeline, Ease Burden on Students and Institutions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action to Help Reduce Wisconsin’s Rape Kit Backlog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action to Help Reduce Wisconsin’s Rape Kit Backlog

Wisconsin’s Department of Justice to Receive $2 Million Federal Investment After Baldwin Calls on U.S. Attorney General to Take “Immediate Steps” to Address Backlog

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Awards Wisconsin $939,768 per year to advance prevention

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Plans to Improve Fifth Ward Rail Bridge in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Plans to Improve Fifth Ward Rail Bridge in Milwaukee

"I am pleased to learn that Canadian Pacific is moving to address the concerns of Milwaukee City officials and concerned citizens by announcing plans to improve the structural integrity of this bridge."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oshkosh Defense Announcement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oshkosh Defense Announcement

Senator Baldwin has been a champion for Oshkosh Defense in the Senate, supporting legislation to fund and move the JLTV project forward.

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Clinton leading primary fields among Wisconsin voters
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center

“Those responsible for this tragic failure should never again serve our veterans and their families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Agreement

“I’m proud that America led six countries toward an historic international agreement with Iran.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Examines Challenges Facing Federal Prison System
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Examines Challenges Facing Federal Prison System

Baldwin highlights significant racial disparities in Wisconsin’s prison population

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Legislation to Boost Wisconsin’s Waterfront Communities
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Legislation to Boost Wisconsin’s Waterfront Communities

Comprehensive effort would support local efforts to revive waterfronts along the Great Lakes, oceans, rivers and lakes to promote economic, ecosystem and community resiliency

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act

Bipartisan bill will improve programs to increase awareness, prevention, and early identification of mental health conditions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Highway Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Highway Funding

The U.S. DOT recently ranked Wisconsin roads third-worst in the nation

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Introduced in Congress

The legislation was filed simultaneously in the U.S. House of Representatives by 158 Representatives, led by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Safety and Security at Military Facilities
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Safety and Security at Military Facilities

After tragic shooting in Tennessee takes the lives of 5 servicemembers, including Wisconsin native Marine Sgt. Carson Holmquist, Baldwin bill would protect men and women in uniform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Provisions to Boost Wisconsin Agriculture and Rural Communities Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Provisions to Boost Wisconsin Agriculture and Rural Communities Moves Forward

“Now is the time for Republicans to answer the call for bipartisan budget negotiations”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Major education bill passes Senate 81-17, includes several Baldwin-authored provisions

Senate Passes Baldwin, Kaine, Portman Career Readiness Amendment
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Senate Passes Baldwin, Kaine, Portman Career Readiness Amendment

“This career readiness amendment will help schools provide a pathway for students to be career-ready on graduation day...”

Senator Baldwin steps up on train bridge issue
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Senator Baldwin steps up on train bridge issue

Statement from Common Council President Michael J. Murphy July 13, 2015

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate and House Coalition to Restore and Advance the Voting Rights Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate and House Coalition to Restore and Advance the Voting Rights Act

Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 Would Protect Americans’ Across the Nation from Discrimination in Voting

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Action to Reward Hard Work and Restore Overtime Pay
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Action to Reward Hard Work and Restore Overtime Pay

Approximately 80,000 Wisconsin workers to benefit from Administration’s action